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Scarpa's triangle

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Anatomical area limited by the medial margin of the sarorius muscle, the anterior margin of the adductor longus muscle and the inguinal ligament.

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Anatomical area limited by the medial margin of the sartorius muscle, the anterior margin of the adductor longus muscle and the inguinal ligament.
(Sartor is Latin for tailor -> tailor's muscle)

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