Medical Definition of Crural ring

1. The superior opening of the femoral canal, bounded anteriorly by the inguinal ligament, posteriorly by the pectineus muscle, medially by the lacunar ligament, and laterally by the femoral vein. Passageway by which many lymphatics from lower limb pass to abdomen. Accommodates enlargement of femoral vein in Valsalva manoeuvre. Often occupied by a lymph node (Cloquet's) and is the site of femoral hernias. Synonym: annulus femoralis, crural ring. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crural Ring

cruors
crupper
cruppered
cruppering
cruppers
crura
crura membranacea ampullaria ductus semicircularis
crura of bony semicircular canals
crura ossea canalium semicircularium
crural
crural fascia
crural fossa
crural hernia
crural interosseous nerve
crural ring (current term)
crural septum
crural sheath
cruralis posterior
crureus
crus
crus I
crus II
crus anterius capsulae internae
crus anterius stapedis
crus anthelicis
crus breve incudis
crus cerebri

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