Fundiform ligament

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Fundiform ligament
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Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra.
Details
Latin ligamentum fundiforme penis
Identifiers
Gray's p.1249
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12492251
TA A04.5.02.023M
FMA FMA:19659
Anatomical terminology

The fundiform ligament or fundiform ligament of the penis is a specialization, thickening, of the superficial (Scarpa's) fascia extending from the linea alba of the lower abdominal wall.

It runs from the level of the pubic bone, laterally around the sides of the penis like a sling, and then unites at the base of the penis before going to the septum of the scrotum.

It is just superficial to the suspensory ligament.

Although rarely mentioned, this ligament is also found in females.

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