superficial fascia of perineum


The membranous layer of the subcutaneous tissue in the urogenital region attaching posteriorly to the border of the urogenital diaphragm, at the sides to the ischiopubic rami, and continuing anteriorly to the abdominal wall.Colles' fascia

Nearby words

  1. superficial,
  2. superficial dorsal veins of clitoris,
  3. superficial dorsal veins of penis,
  4. superficial epigastric vein,
  5. superficial fascia,
  6. superficial flexor muscle of fingers,
  7. superficial inguinal ring,
  8. superficial lingual muscle,
  9. superficial perineal space,
  10. superficial peroneal nerve

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