Medical Dictionary

linea alba


linea alba

noun linea al·ba \-ˈal-bə\
plural lineae al·bae \-bē\

Definition of LINEA ALBA

:  a median vertical tendinous line on the mammalian abdomen formed of fibers from the aponeuroses of the two rectus abdominis muscles and extending from the xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis—see adminiculum lineae albae

Illustration of LINEA ALBA

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