linea alba

noun
linea al·​ba | \ -ˈal-bə How to pronounce linea alba (audio) \
plural lineae albae\ -​bē How to pronounce linea alba (audio) \

Medical 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

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“Linea alba.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/linea%20alba. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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