Monro-Richter line

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Mon·ro-Rich·ter line

(mŏn-rō' rik'tĕr),
a line passing from the umbilicus to the anterior superior iliac spine. McBurney point occurs on this line.

Richter,

August G., German surgeon, 1742-1812.
Monro-Richter line - see under Monro, Alexander, Jr
Richter forceps
Richter hernia - a hernia in which only a portion of the wall of the intestine is engaged. Synonym(s): parietal hernia
Richter operation
Richter retractor
Richter scissors
Richter-Monro line - Synonym(s): Monro-Richter line

Monro,

Alexander, Jr., Scottish anatomist, 1733-1817.
Monro doctrine - states that the cranial cavity is a closed box and that a change in the quantity of intracranial blood can occur only through the displacement of or replacement by cerebrospinal fluid. Synonym(s): Monro-Kellie doctrine
Monro foramen - the short passage that connects the third ventricle of the diencephalon with the lateral ventricles of the cerebral hemispheres. Synonym(s): interventricular foramen
Monro line - Synonym(s): Monro-Richter line
Monro sulcus - Synonym(s): hypothalamic sulcus
Monro-Kellie doctrine - Synonym(s): Monro doctrine
Monro-Richter line - passes from the umbilicus to the anterior superior iliac spine. Synonym(s): Monro line; Richter-Monro line
Richter-Monro line - Synonym(s): Monro-Richter line

Monro,

Alexander, Sr., Scottish anatomist and surgeon, 1697-1767.
bursa of Monro - Synonym(s): intratendinous bursa of elbow