intertubercular plane


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in·ter·tu·ber·cu·lar plane

[TA]
a transverse plane passing through the iliac tubercles.
Synonym(s): planum intertuberculare [TA]
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intertubercular plane

A horizontal plane passing through the tubercles of the crests of the ilia; lies approx. at the level of the fifth lumbar vertebra.
See also: plane
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