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transpyloric plane in Medicine

transpyloric plane

(trăns′pī-lôrĭk, -pĭ-)
  1. An Addison's clinical plane passing horizontally midway between the upper margins of the sternum and the pubic symphysis, corresponding to the disk between the first and second lumbar vertebrae.
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