inframammary fold(redirected from Inframammary line)
in·fra·mam·ma·ry fold(IMF) (in'fră-mam'ăr-ē fōld)
A crescentic zone on the chest wall below the female breast consisting of regular arrays of collagen in the dermis and an underlying condensation of superficial fascia, imparting shape to the breast and binding it to the pectoralis fascia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
The lower border of the breast where it meets the chest wall.Synonym: submammary fold
See also: fold
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