pectineal line

noun

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: a ridge on the posterior surface of the femur that runs downward from the lesser trochanter and gives attachment to the pectineus

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“Pectineal line.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectineal%20line. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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