falx inguinalis


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Related to falx inguinalis: Conjoined tendon

inguinal falx

[TA]
common tendon of insertion of the transversus and internal oblique muscles into the crest and tubercle of the pubis and iliopectineal line; it is frequently largely muscular rather than aponeurotic and may be poorly developed; forms posterior wall of medial inguinal canal.

falx inguinalis

in·gui·nal falx

(ing'gwi-năl fawlks) [TA]
Common tendon of insertion of the transversus and internal oblique muscles into the crest and tubercle of the pubis and iliopectineal line; it is frequently largely muscular rather than aponeurotic and may be poorly developed; forms posterior wall of medial inguinal canal.
Synonym(s): falx inguinalis [TA] , Henle ligament.

falx inguinalis

The conjoined, or conjoint, tendon that forms the origin of the transversus abdominis and internal oblique muscles.
See also: falx