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adductor canal
medical dictionary

<anatomy> 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 and saphenous nerve, ending at the adductor hiatus.

Synonyms: canalis adductorius, Hunter's canal, subsartorial canal.

(05 Mar 2000)