conjoint tendon

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conjoint tendon

[kən′jȯint ′ten·dən]
(anatomy)
The common tendon of the transverse and internal oblique muscles of the abdomen.
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Figure 20 shows a complete tear of the conjoined tendon.
As the three tendons approach the insertion, they come together to form a conjoined tendon that anatomically resembles a goose's webbed foot.
After preparing the lesser tuberosity, the tendon is passed deep to the conjoined tendon, avoiding injury to the musculocutaneous nerve, and secured, either with suture anchors or transosseous sutures.