deep fascia of thigh

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deep fascia of thigh

the strong deep fascia of the thigh, enveloping the muscles of the thigh and thickened laterally as the iliotibial track.
Synonym(s): fascia lata [TA], broad fascia

deep fas·ci·a of thigh

(dēp fash'ē-ă thī)
The strong deep fascia of the thigh, enveloping the muscles of the thigh and thickened laterally as the iliotibial tract.
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