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Abdominal raphe

Definition
noun
A fibrous white streak running vertically along the median line from the umbilicus to the pubis
Supplement
Synonym(s):

  • linea alba (1)
  • white line of abdomen

Compare:

  • linea nigra
  • Related term(s):

    • Adminiculum lineae albae


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