Munro point


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Mun·ro point

(mŭn-rō'),
a point at the right edge of the rectus abdominis muscle, between the umbilicus and the anterior superior spine of the ilium, where pressure elicits tenderness in appendicitis.
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Mun·ro point

(mŭn-rō' poynt)
A point at the right edge of the rectus abdominis muscle, between the umbilicus and the anterior superior spine of the ilium, where pressure elicits tenderness in appendicitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Munro point

(mŭn-rō′)
[John Cummings Munro, U.S. surgeon, 1858–1910]
The point halfway between the left anterior iliac spine and the umbilicus.
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Munro,

John C., U.S. surgeon, 1858-1910.
Munro point - a point at the right edge of the rectus abdominis muscle where pressure elicits tenderness in appendicitis.
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