triangle of Hesselbach

noun
triangle of Hes·​sel·​bach | \ -ˈhes-əl-ˌbäk How to pronounce triangle of Hesselbach (audio) \

Medical Definition of triangle of Hesselbach

: an area of the abdominal wall bounded laterally by the inferior epigastric artery, medially by the margin of the rectus muscle, and below by the inguinal ligament

called also Hesselbach's triangle

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“Triangle of Hesselbach.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/triangle%20of%20Hesselbach. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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