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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.
Synonym(s): falx inguinalis [TA], conjoint tendon ☆ , tendo conjunctivus ☆ , conjoined tendon, falx aponeurotica, inguinal aponeurotic fold
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A single tendon that is connected to the ends of two different muscles.Synonym: conjoint tendon
See also: tendon
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