Tensor Fasciae Latae Muscle
The tensor fasciae latae or tensor fasciæ latæ is a muscle of the thigh. The Latin name for this muscle roughly translates to English as "the muscle that stretches the band on the side." The word tensor comes from the Latin verb tendere meaning “to stretch." Fascia is the Latin term for “band.” The word latae is the genitive form of the Latin word lata meaning “side.”
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... External surface Structures surrounding right hip-joint Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions The femoral artery The lumbar plexus and its branches Front and medial aspect of right thigh Back of ... Rotating the hips inward is another action the TFL muscle does ... TFL stretches lengthen this important muscle ...