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Medical Term:

linea terminalis of pelvis


an oblique ridge on the inner surface of the ilium that continues on the pubis, which forms the lower boundary of the iliac fossa; it separates the true from the false pelvis.

Synonym(s): linea terminalis pelvisTA, iliopectineal line, terminal line

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