femoral sheath n.
The fascia enclosing the femoral vessels of the leg. Also called crural sheath.
- Femoral triangle
femoral triangle n. A triangular space at the upper part of the thigh, bounded by the sartorius and adductor longus muscles and the inguinal ligament. Also called Scarpa’s triangle.
- Femoral vein
femoral vein n. A vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath and becomes the external iliac vein.
femorotibial fem·o·ro·tib·i·al (fěm’ə-rō-tĭb’ē-əl) adj. Relating to the femur and the tibia.
1. a combining form used in the names of units of measurement which are 10− 15 (one quadrillionth) smaller than the unit denoted by the base word. prefix 1. denoting 10–15: femtometer, f femto- pref. One quadrillionth (10-15): femtovolt. prefix