inguinal falx

inguinal falx
falx inguinalis [TA] the united tendons of the transverse and internal oblique muscles going to the linea alba and pectineal line of the pubic bone; called also Henle ligament, tendo conjunctivus [TA alternative] and conjoined or conjoint tendon.

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  • falx — A sickle shaped structure. [L. sickle] f. aponeurotica SYN: inguinal f.. cerebellar f. f. cerebelli. f. cerebelli [TA] a short process of dura mater projecting forward from the internal occipital crest below the tentorium; it occupies the …   Medical dictionary

  • Inguinal triangle — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = trigonum inguinale GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Internal view of right inguinal area. Inguinal triangle is not labeled, but can be seen at center left, by tracing out the margins of the three… …   Wikipedia

  • Reflex inguinal ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Reflex inguinal ligament Latin = ligamentum inguinale reflexum GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = From = pubis To = linea alba System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 09 DorlandsSuf = 12492378 The… …   Wikipedia

  • Reflected inguinal ligament — Infobox Anatomy Name = Reflected inguinal ligament Latin = ligamentum inguinale reflexum, ligamentum reflexum GraySubject = 118 GrayPage = 412 Caption = The Cremaster. (Reflected inguinal lig. labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = System =… …   Wikipedia

  • Superior pubic ramus — Infobox Bone Name = Superior pubic ramus Latin = ramus superior ossis pubis GraySubject = 57 GrayPage = 236 Caption = Right hip bone. External surface. (Superior ramus of pubis labeled at center right.) Caption2 = Pelvis. Superior ramus is 4b.… …   Wikipedia

  • aponeurosis — A fibrous sheet or flat, expanded tendon, giving attachment to muscular fibers and serving as the means of origin or insertion of a flat muscle; it sometimes also performs the office of a fascia for other muscles. [G. the end of the muscle where… …   Medical dictionary

  • Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… …   Wikipedia

  • Tendon — The tissue by which a muscle attaches to bone. A tendon is somewhat flexible, but fibrous and tough. When a tendon becomes inflamed, the condition is referred to as tendinitis or tendonitis. Inflamed tendons are at risk for rupture. Tendons are… …   Medical dictionary

  • McVay repair — repair of an inguinal hernia by suturing the conjoined tendon (inguinal falx) first to the pectineal ligament (Cooper ligament) from the pubic tubercle laterally to the femoral canal and then to the inguinal ligament beyond the femoral canal,… …   Medical dictionary

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