Conjoint tendon

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The conjoint tendon forms when the medial fibres of the internal oblique aponeurosis unite with the deeper fibres of the transversus abdominis aponeurosis. The conjoint tendon then turns inferiorly and attaches onto the pubic crest and pecten pubis 1. It forms part of the posterior wall of the inguinal canal


Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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rID: 23027
Section: Anatomy
Tags: pelvis, stub, cases
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