linea nigra

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linea

 [lin´e-ah] (L.)
linea al´ba white line; the tendinous median line on the anterior abdominal wall between the two rectus muscles.
li´neae albican´tes white or colorless lines on the abdomen, breasts, or thighs caused by mechanical stretching of the skin, with weakening of the elastic tissue; see also atrophic striae.
linea as´pera a rough longitudinal line on the back of the femur for muscle attachments.
linea ni´gra the linea alba when it has become pigmented in pregnancy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lin·e·a ni'g·ra

the linea alba in pregnancy, which then becomes pigmented.
Synonym(s): black line
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lin·e·a nig·ra

(lin'ē-ă nī'gră)
The linea alba in pregnancy, which then becomes pigmented.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Cabeza pardo claro, ligeramente mas obscura a los lados; margen interno del ojo con una linea roja, que se extiende a la linea de dehiscencia; puntuaciones pequenas, pardas y dispersas en cabeza y artejos antenales; apice de artejos antenales II y III con dos manchas negras, sedas negras y gruesas; pronoto y paquetes alares pardo claros con bandas longitudinales, blanquecinas y discontinuas; margenes laterales con una banda ocre y continua, seguida por una linea negra; lados de la linea de dehiscencia con una banda blanquecina, desde el margen anterior del pronoto a la base del segmento abdominal VIII.
Ademas, excepto en una grafia (linea negra A.I.3), se trata en todos los casos de pinturas rojas.