Intertubercular plane

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Intertubercular plane
Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen. (Transtubercular is bottom horizontal line.)
Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for duodenum, pancreas, and kidneys.
Latin planum intertuberculare
TA A01.2.00.010
FMA 74566
Anatomical terminology

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 in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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