linea semilunaris


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

Dictionary Entries Near linea semilunaris

Cite this Entry

“Linea semilunaris.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!