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  1. McBurney's point(noun)

    a point one third of the way along a line drawn from the hip to the umbilicus; the point of maximum sensitivity in acute appendicitis

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  1. McBurney's point

    McBurney's point is the name given to the point over the right side of the abdomen that is one-third of the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the umbilicus. This point roughly corresponds to the most common location of the base of the appendix where it is attached to the cecum.

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