medial compartment of thigh
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medial compartment of thigh[TA]
medial portion of the space enclosed by the fascia lata, separated from the anterior and posterior compartments by the medial and posterior femoral intermuscular septa, respectively; contains muscles that adduct the thigh at the hip joint, all of which are innervated by the obturator nerve.
Synonym(s): compartimentum femoris mediale [TA], adductor compartment of thigh ☆ , compartimentum femoris adductorum ☆
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