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Grynfeltt triangle

Pronunciation: grin'felt

Definition: a triangular space bounded above by the end of the last rib and the serratus posterior inferior muscle, anteriorly by the internal oblique, and posteriorly by the quadratus lumborum; lumbar hernia occurs in this space.

Synonym(s): Lesshaft triangle

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