saphenous opening


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Related to saphenous opening: Cribriform fascia, Femoral ring, femoral triangle, Adductor hiatus, adductor canal

sa·phe·nous o·pen·ing

[TA]
the orifice in the fascia lata inferior to the medial part of the inguinal ligament through which the saphenous vein passes to enter the femoral vein.

sa·phe·nous o·pen·ing

(să-fē'nŭs ō'pĕn-ing) [TA]
The opening in the fascia lata inferior to the medial part of the inguinal ligament through which the saphenous vein passes to enter the femoral vein.
Synonym(s): fossa ovalis (2) .

saphenous opening

An oval aperture in the fascia in the inner and upper part of the thigh, transmitting the saphenous vein below Poupart's ligament.
See also: opening