Medical Definition of Fossa scarpae major

1. A triangular space at the upper part of the thigh, bounded by the sartorius and adductor longus muscles and the inguinal ligament, with a floor formed laterally by the iliopsoas muscle and medially by the pectineus muscle; the branches of the femoral nerve are distributed within the femoral triangle; it is bisected by the femoral vessels, which enter the adductor canal at its apex. Synonym: trigonum femorale, fossa scarpae major, Scarpa's triangle, subinguinal triangle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossa Scarpae Major

fossa olecrani
fossa ovalis
fossa ovarica
fossa parajejunalis
fossa paravesicalis
fossa poplitea
fossa provesicalis
fossa pterygoidea
fossa pterygopalatina
fossa radialis humeri
fossa retromandibularis
fossa rhomboidea
fossa sacci lacrimalis
fossa scaphoidea ossis sphenoidalis
fossa scarpae major (current term)
fossa subarcuata
fossa submandibularis
fossa subscapularis
fossa supraclavicularis major
fossa supraclavicularis minor
fossa supraspinata
fossa supratonsillaris
fossa temporalis
fossa tonsillaris
fossa triangularis
fossa trochanterica
fossa trochlearis

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