conjoined tendon


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inguinal falx

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common tendon of insertion of the transversus and internal oblique muscles into the crest and tubercle of the pubis and iliopectineal line; it is frequently largely muscular rather than aponeurotic and may be poorly developed; forms posterior wall of medial inguinal canal.

conjoined tendon

A single tendon that is connected to the ends of two different muscles.
Synonym: conjoint tendon
See also: tendon
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After preparing the lesser tuberosity, the tendon is passed deep to the conjoined tendon, avoiding injury to the musculocutaneous nerve, and secured, either with suture anchors or transosseous sutures.
Mallon, "Avulsion injury to the conjoined tendons of the latissimus dorsi and teres major muscles," American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
The bursa is at the anatomic site known as the pes anserinus, or goose foot, where the conjoined tendons of the semitendinosus, gracilis, and sartorius musdes insert at the tibia, he said at a conference on internal medicine sponsored by the University of Colorado.