Pelvic outlet

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Pelvic outlet
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Diameters of inferior aperture of lesser pelvis (female).
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Muscles of the female perineum.
Details
Latin apertura pelvis inferior
Identifiers
Gray's p.240
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_51/12144712
Anatomical terms of bone

The lower circumference of the lesser pelvis is very irregular; the space enclosed by it is named the inferior aperture or pelvic outlet.

Boundaries[edit]

It has the following boundaries:

Notches[edit]

These eminences are separated by three notches:

In situ[edit]

When the ligaments are in situ, the inferior aperture of the pelvis is lozenge-shaped, bounded as follows:

See also[edit]

Pelvic inlet

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