Medical Definition of Semilunar fascia

1. Aponeurosis bicipitalis, radiating fibres from the tendon of insertion of the biceps which form a triangular band passing obliquely across the hollow of the elbow to the ulnar side and becoming merged into the deep fascia of the forearm. Formerly called "grace Dieu" fascia, it serves to protect the brachial artery and median nerve during phlebotomy of median cubital vein. Synonym: aponeurosis musculi bicipitis brachii, bicipital fascia, lacertus fibrosus, semilunar fascia. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semilunar Fascia

semiliteracy
semiliterate
semiliterates
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semillons
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semilunar bone
semilunar cartilage
semilunar conjunctival fold
semilunar cusp
semilunar fascia (current term)
semilunar fasciculus
semilunar fibrocartilage
semilunar fold
semilunar fold of colon
semilunar ganglion
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semilunar notch
semilunar nucleus of Flechsig
semilunar valve
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