linea alba


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linea alba

[′lin·ē·ə ′al·bə]
(anatomy)
A tendinous ridge extending in the median line of the abdomen from the pubis to the tiphoid process and formed by the blending of aponeuroses of the oblique and transverse muscles of the abdomen.
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The study also found widening of the linea alba after pregnancy.
Asians are supposed to be more susceptible to this brownish discoloration.12 The hyperpigmentation sites of involvement were areola, followed by linea alba, genitalia, previous scar and back of neck.
The researcher measures for a diastasis recti by placing her fingers horizontally across the linea alba and determine how many fingers fit in the space between the medial borders of the two rectus abdominis.19 Severity depends on the number of fingers that fit in.
The most prevailing lesions encountered in present study were fordyce granules and were more frequently seen on the buccal mucosa and vermillion border of lip with higher male predilection and this finding is consistent with several other studies.9,10,11,12 Linea alba was the 2nd most common oral soft tissue lesion in present study which collaborates with the research of Mohammad Ali conducted in Kuwait.
El objetivo fue analizar la insercion del ligamento inguinal reflejo del musculo oblicuo externo en la linea alba, mediante lo observado en disecciones cadavericas.
The peritoneal cavity was opened by giving an incision on skin, subcutaneous tissue, at linea alba and the peritoneum.
A total of twenty-six different mucosal changes were diagnosed, the most common of which were melanotic maculae (36.0%), linea alba (33.9%), traumatic ulcers (21.5%), Fordyce's granules (20.4%), coated tongue (12.5%) and fissured tongue (10.0%Table 2).
(11) also observed dehiscence of the suture in the linea alba in a female lion submitted to ovariohysterctomy.
Under a general anaesthetic, a small incision had been made in her abdominal skin to allow us to cut through the linea alba, the fibrous tissue that runs down the centre of the abdominal muscle.