Adductor canal

[TA] the space in middle third of the thigh between the vastus medialis and adductor muscles, converted into a canal by the overlying sartorius muscle. It gives passage to the femoral vessels, saphenous nerve, and the nerve to the vastus medialis, ending at the adductor hiatus. SYN: canalis adductorius [TA], Hunter canal, subsartorial canal.