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Encyclopedia > Adductor canal
Adductor canal
The femoral artery.
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Latin canalis adductorius
Gray's subject #157 627
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The adductor canal (Hunter’s canal) is an aponeurotic tunnel in the middle third of the thigh, extending from the apex of the femoral triangle to the opening in the Adductor magnus. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... In biology, an organ is a group of tissues which perform some function. ... Embryology is the branch of developmental biology that studies embryos and their development. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... Aponeuroses (απο, away, and νευρον, a sinew) are membranes separating muscles from each other. ... Diagram of the human thigh bone In humans the thigh is the area between the pelvis and buttocks and the knee. ... Drawing of the left femoral triangle - shows superior portion of the femoral vein. ... The Adductor magnus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ...


It is bounded, in front and laterally, by the Vastus medialis; behind by the Adductores longus and magnus; and is covered in by a strong aponeurosis which extends from the Vastus medialis, across the femoral vessels to the Adductores longus and magnus; lying on the aponeurosis is the Sartorius muscle. The vastus medialis is the muscle that brings the kneecap inward, holding it in the position it should be. ... The vastus medialis is the muscle that brings the kneecap inward, holding it in the position it should be. ... Grays FIG. 430– Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions. ...


The canal contains the femoral artery and vein, the saphenous nerve, and the nerve to the Vastus medialis. Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... The vastus medialis is the muscle that brings the kneecap inward, holding it in the position it should be. ...


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