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Subinguinal triangle

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subinguinal triangle --> femoral triangle

A triangular space at the upper part of the thigh, bounded by the sartorius and adductor longus muscles and the inguinal ligament, with a floor formed laterally by the iliopsoas muscle and medially by the pectineus muscle; the branches of the femoral nerve are distributed within the femoral triangle; it is bisected by the femoral vessels, which enter the adductor canal at its apex.

Synonym: trigonum femorale, fossa scarpae major, scarpa's triangle, subinguinal triangle.