linea semilunaris

noun

linea semi·​lu·​nar·​is -ˌsem-i-lü-ˈner-əs, -ˈnar- How to pronounce linea semilunaris (audio)
plural lineae semilunares -ˈner-ˌēz, -ˈnar- How to pronounce linea semilunaris (audio)
: a curved line on the ventral abdominal wall parallel to the midline and halfway between it and the side of the body that marks the lateral border of the rectus abdominis muscle

called also semilunar line

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“Linea semilunaris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/linea%20semilunaris. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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