Hunter canal


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ad·duc·tor ca·nal

[TA]
the space in middle third of the thigh between the vastus medialis and adductor muscles, converted into a canal by the overlying sartorius muscle. It gives passage to the femoral vessels, saphenous nerve, and the nerve to the vastus medialis, ending at the adductor hiatus.

ad·duc·tor ca·nal

(ă-dŭk'tŏr kă-nal') [TA]
The space in the middle third of the thigh between the vastus medialis and adductor muscles, converted into a canal by the overlying sartorius muscle. It gives passage to the femoral vessels and saphenous nerve, ending at the adductor hiatus.
Synonym(s): canalis adductorius [TA] , Hunter canal.

Hunter canal

(hun'ter)
[John Hunter, Scottish anatomist and surgeon, 1728–1793]
Adductor canal.

Hunter,

John, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, physiologist, and pathologist, 1728-1793.
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