Linea

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Linea

A Spanish measure of length approximately equivalent to 1.94 milliliters. It is largely obsolete.
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Under a general anaesthetic, a small incision had been made in her abdominal skin to allow us to cut through the linea alba, the fibrous tissue that runs down the centre of the abdominal muscle.
The necrosis extended into all the abdominal adipose tissue at the rectus abdominis muscle and linea alba.
Mayo's operation, double-breasting (overlapping) of the linea alba, was used for repair of the hernia.