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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:femoral canal
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Accession:UBERON:0018230 term browser browse the term
Definition:The compartment of the femoral sheath that contains efferent lymphatic vessels and a lymph node embedded in a small amount of areolar tissue. It is conical in shape and is about 2 cm long. The femoral canal is bordered: Anteriorly by the inguinal ligament Posteriorly by the pectineal ligament Medially by the lacunar ligament Laterally by the femoral vein It contains the lymph nodes of Cloquet or Rosenmuller. It should not be confused with the nearby adductor canal.
Synonyms:xref: FMA:22405;   SCTID:361912001;   Wikipedia:Femoral_canal



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    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            anatomical conduit 0
              femoral canal 0
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    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              organism subdivision 0
                main body axis 0
                  body proper 0
                    trunk 0
                      subdivision of trunk 0
                        abdominal segment of trunk 0
                          pelvic region of trunk 0
                            femoral canal 0
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