trigonum sternocostale(redirected from Larrey cleft)
tri·go·num ster·no·cos·ta·'leThe final e is not silent.
a muscular defect in the diaphragm between the costal and the sternal portions.
foramen of Morgagni(1) A communication in the diaphragm located immediately behind the sternum, which may be a conduit for the superior epigastric arteries, accompanying veins and lymphatics. It is the site of Morgagni’s hernia.
(2) Foramen caecum of tongue (see there); foramen caecum linguae [NA6].
(3) Foramen singulare [NA6], see there.
Larrey,Baron Dominique Jean de, French surgeon, 1766-1842.
Larrey amputation - amputation at the shoulder joint.
Larrey cleft - a muscular defect in the diaphragm between the costal and the sternal portions. Synonym(s): trigonum sternocostale
Larrey ligation - a ligation of the femoral artery immediately below the inguinal ligament.
Larrey-Weil disease - Synonym(s): Weil disease