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linea

(lin -ee-ă) (plural: lineae) a dark or bright elongated marking, straight or curved, on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.
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This zone is formed by the fusion of transverse abdominis and internal oblique aponeurosis, and is bounded medially by the lateral margin of the rectus muscle and laterally by the linea semilunaris.
Spigelian hernias occur along the linea semilunaris, which is a continuation of the aponeuroses of the layered lateral abdominal muscles and the rectus abdominis sheath (Figure 12).
It is a protrusion of preperitoneal fat, peritoneal sac, or organs due to a congenital/acquired defect in the linea semilunaris (9,10).