iliotibial band

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iliotibial band il·i·o·tib·i·al band (ĭl'ē-ō-tĭb'ē-əl)
n.
A fibrous reinforcement of the broad fascia on the lateral surface of the thigh, extending from the crest of the ilium to the lateral condyle of the tibia.

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