linea alba


linea al·​ba -ˈal-bə How to pronounce linea alba (audio)
plural lineae albae -bē How to pronounce linea alba (audio)
: 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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“Linea alba.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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