McBurney's point


Mc·​Bur·​ney's point mək-ˈbər-nēz- How to pronounce McBurney's point (audio)
: a point on the abdominal wall that lies between the navel and the right anterior superior iliac spine and that is the point where most pain is elicited by pressure in acute appendicitis

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“McBurney's point.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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