Intertubercular plane

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Intertubercular plane
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Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen. (Transtubercular is bottom horizontal line.)
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Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for duodenum, pancreas, and kidneys.
Latin planum intertuberculare
Gray's p.1315

A lower transverse line midway between the upper transverse and the upper border of the pubic symphysis; this is termed the intertubercular plane (or transtubercular), since it practically corresponds to that passing through the iliac tubercles; behind, its plane cuts the body of the fifth lumbar vertebra.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.