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.

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.

Munro point

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

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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