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Fascia Lata MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fascia Lata
Tree Number(s)
A02.340.424
A10.165.425.500
Unique ID
D005206
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005206
Scope Note
CONNECTIVE TISSUE of the anterior compartment of the THIGH that has its origins on the anterior aspect of the iliac crest and anterior superior iliac spine, and its insertion point on the iliotibial tract. It plays a role in medial rotation of the THIGH, steadying the trunk, and in KNEE extension.
Previous Indexing
Fascia (1966-1971)
Thigh (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FASCIA 1972-90
History Note
91(72); was see under FASCIA 1972-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
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