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outer lip of iliac crest


Definition: the roughened outer margin of the crest that gives attachment to the external oblique and latissimus dorsi muscles above and to the fascia lata and the tensor fasciae latae muscle below.

Synonym(s): labium externum cristae iliacaeTA, external lip of iliac crest

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