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. Inflammation adjacent to the structures of the LCL can also have clinical significance.
As the three tendons approach the insertion, they come together to form a conjoined tendon that anatomically resembles a goose's webbed foot.
Later, Conforty modified this by rerouting the conjoined tendon only.