urogenital diaphragm

n.

A triangular sheet of muscle between the ischiopubic rami, composed of the sphincter muscle of the urethra and the deep transverse muscles of the perineum.

Nearby words

  1. uroflavin,
  2. urofollitropin,
  3. urogastrone,
  4. urogenital,
  5. urogenital canal,
  6. urogenital mesentery,
  7. urogenital ridge,
  8. urogenital sinus,
  9. urogenital system,
  10. urogenous


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