pelvic fascia


The fascia covering the muscles that pass from the interior of the pelvis to the thigh, the pelvic organs, and the vessels and nerves in the subperitoneal space.

Nearby words

  1. pelvic axis,
  2. pelvic cavity,
  3. pelvic cellulitis,
  4. pelvic diaphragm,
  5. pelvic direction,
  6. pelvic fin,
  7. pelvic floor,
  8. pelvic ganglion,
  9. pelvic girdle,
  10. pelvic inflammatory disease

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