Subextensor recess - Recessus subextensorius


The subextensor recess is a synovial extension of femorotibial joint beneath the tendon of origin of the long digital extensor muscle and (excepted in carnivores) fibularis tertius muscle, as it passes through the extensor groove of tibia.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke


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