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.
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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.
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Hunter canal

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

John, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, physiologist, and pathologist, 1728-1793.
Hunter canal - the space in the middle third of the thigh that gives passage to the femoral vessels and saphenous nerve. Synonym(s): adductor canal
Hunter gubernaculum - an obsolete term for gubernaculum testis.
hunterian chancre - chancre resulting from syphilis.
hunterian perforator
Hunter operation - ligation of the artery proximal and distal to an aneurysm.
Hunter-Schreger bands - alternating light and dark lines seen in dental enamel. Synonym(s): Hunter-Schreger lines; Schreger lines
Hunter-Schreger lines - Synonym(s): Hunter-Schreger bands
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