iliotibial tract


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iliotibial tract

[‚il·ē·ō′tib·ē·əl ‚trakt]
(anatomy)
A thickened portion of the fascia lata extending from the lateral condyle of the tibia to the iliac crest.
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The tensor fascia latae and the iliotibial tract are located on the lateral thigh and they medially rotate and abduct the hip.
The incision is made approximately 1 centimetre anterior to the iliotibial tract and 2.5 centimetres proximal of the lateral femoral condyle.