Conjoint tendon

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The conjoint tendon forms when the medial fibers of the internal oblique aponeurosis unite with the deeper fibers 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

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

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rID: 23027
Section: Anatomy
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