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Anterior inferior spine


Description

This blunt anteriorly projecting spine is separated from the anterior superior spine by a shallow notch in the anterior iliac margin. The apex of this landmark is the attachment site of the straight tendon of the rectus femoris muscle. Its inferior surface provides attachment for the iliofemoral ligament.

Etymology

The word spine comes from the Latin spina meaning a thorn.

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