lateral umbilical fold(redirected from plica epigastrica)
lat·er·al um·bil·i·cal fold[TA]
the ridge on the peritoneal surface of the anterior abdominal wall formed by the inferior epigastric vessels.
lateral umbilical fold
a fold in the peritoneum produced by a slight protrusion of the inferior epigastric artery and the interfoveolar ligament. The lateral umbilical fold is about 3 cm lateral to the middle umbilical fold. Also called plica umbilicalis lateralis.