Medical Definition of Lacertus fibrosus

1. Aponeurosis bicipitalis, radiating fibres from the tendon of insertion of the biceps which form a triangular band passing obliquely across the hollow of the elbow to the ulnar side and becoming merged into the deep fascia of the forearm. Formerly called "grace Dieu" fascia, it serves to protect the brachial artery and median nerve during phlebotomy of median cubital vein. Synonym: aponeurosis musculi bicipitis brachii, bicipital fascia, lacertus fibrosus, semilunar fascia. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacertus Fibrosus

lacers
lacert
lacerta
lacertian
lacertid
lacertid lizard
lacertids
lacertilia
lacertilian
lacertilians
lacertiloid
lacertine
lacerts
lacertus
lacertus cordis
lacertus fibrosus (current term)
lacertus medius
lacertus musculi recti lateralis
lacertus of lateral rectus muscle
lacery
laces
lacet
lacets
lacewing
lacewing fly
lacewings
lacewood
lacewoods
lacework
laceworks

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