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muscle compartment


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A well-defined region that contains a group of muscles within a particular segment of the body. For example, the lower leg contains four muscle compartments: the anterior compartment, lateral compartment, posterior deep leg compartment, and posterior superficial compartment. See also compartment syndrome.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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