The linea alba ("white line" in Latin) is a tough strip of connective tissue that runs midline up the front of the abdomen, between pelvis and chest.
The linea alba is formed by aponeuroses (thin sheets of tough connective tissue) that extend from the lateral abdominal muscles as they merge midline at the front of the abdomen.
The left and right rectus abdominis muscles lie either side of the linea alba, sitting within the rectus sheath (a tunnel formed by the aponeuroses on their way to form the linea alba).
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