iliac furrow

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iliac furrow (plural iliac furrows)

  1. (anatomy) The visible indentation above an iliac crest and beneath the navel, usually only visible on physically fit people.
    • 2005, Henry Gray, Susan Standring, Harold Ellis, "Gray's anatomy: the anatomical basis of clinical practice", Page 22
      Apollo's belt, the iliac furrow, also known as an athlete's girdle, Apollo's Belt or an Adonis belt
    His physique is like a Roman god with very pronounced iliac furrows or Apollo's belt.

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