Intertubercular plane

A lower transverse line midway between the upper transverse and the upper border of the pubic symphysis; this is termed the intertubercular plane (or transtubercular), since it practically corresponds to that passing through the iliac tubercles; behind, its plane cuts the body of the fifth lumbar vertebra.

Intertubercular plane
Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen. (Transtubercular is bottom horizontal line.)
Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for duodenum, pancreas, and kidneys.
Latinplanum intertuberculare
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