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linea alba

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noun linea al·ba \-ˈal-bə\

Medical Definition of linea alba

plural lineae albae \-bē\play

  1. :  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



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