greater sacrosciatic foramen

greater sciatic foramen f. ischiadicum majus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • foramen ischiadicum majus — [TA] greater sciatic foramen: a hole converted from the major sciatic notch by the sacrotuberal and sacrospinal ligaments; called also greater ischiadic or greater sacrosciatic f …   Medical dictionary

  • Sacrospinous ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Sacrospinous ligament Latin = ligamentum sacrospinosum GraySubject = 80 Caption = Articulations of pelvis, anterior view, with greater sciatic foramen (labeled in red) and its boundaries. Caption2 = Articulations of pelvis …   Wikipedia

  • Sacrotuberous ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Sacrotuberous ligament Latin = ligamentum sacrotuberale GraySubject = 80 GrayPage = 309 Caption = Articulations of pelvis, anterior view, with greater sciatic foramen (labeled in red) and its boundaries. Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

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  • notch — 1. An indentation at the edge of any structure. 2. Any short, narrow, V shaped deviation, whether positive or negative, in a linear tracing. SYN: incisura [TA], emargination, incisure …   Medical dictionary

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