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Medical Term:

inferior lumbar triangle


area of the back (posterior abdominal wall) bounded by edges of the latissimus dorsi and external oblique muscles and iliac crest; herniations occasionally occur here.

Synonym(s): trigonum lumbale inferiusTA, lumbar triangle, Petit lumbar triangle

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