femoral canal n.
The medial compartment of the femoral sheath. Also called crural canal.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the main artery of the thigh, supplying blood to the leg. femoral artery n.
- Femoral hernia
femoral hernia n. A hernia through the femoral ring. Also called crural hernia, enteromerocele, merocele.
- Femoral nerve
femoral nerve n. A nerve that arises from the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves and supplies the muscles and skin of the anterior region of the thigh.
- Femoral sheath
femoral sheath n. The fascia enclosing the femoral vessels of the leg. Also called crural sheath.