tendinous intersections of rectus abdominis
Definition: usually three but occasionally four transverse fibrous bands or partial bands occurring at intervals as interruptions of the fleshy, contractile portions of the rectus abdominis muscle; they usually occur at and superior to the umbilicus.
Synonym(s): intersectiones tendineae musculi recti abdominisTA
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