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.
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.
The bursa is at the anatomic site known as the pes anserinus, or goose foot, where the conjoined tendons of the semitendinosus, gracilis, and sartorius musdes insert at the tibia, he said at a conference on internal medicine sponsored by the University of Colorado.