Abernethy fascia


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A·ber·neth·y fas·ci·a

(ab'er-neth-ē),
a layer of subperitoneal areolar tissue in front of the external iliac artery. See: iliac fascia.

Abernethy fascia

(ab′ĕr-nē″thēz)
[John Abernethy, Brit. surgeon, 1764–1831]
A layer of areolar tissue separating the external iliac artery from the iliac fascia over the psoas muscle.

Abernethy,

John, English surgeon and anatomist, 1764-1831.
Abernethy fascia - a layer of subperitoneal areolar tissue in front of the external iliac artery.
Abernethy operation