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interspinous plane

 

Definition: a transverse plane passing through the anterior superior iliac spines; it marks the boundary between the lateral and umbilical regions superiorly and the inguinal and pubic regions inferiorly.

Synonym(s): planum interspinaleTA, interspinal plane, Lanz line

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