Anal triangle

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Anal triangle
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Muscles of the female perineum. (Anal triangle is roughly equal to bottom half of diagram.)
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Muscles of male perineum. (Anal triangle is roughly equal to bottom half of diagram.)
Details
Latin regio analis
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
12700160
Anatomical terminology

The anal triangle is the posterior part of the perineum. It contains the anal canal.

Structure[edit]

The anal triangle can be defined either by its vertices or its sides.

Contents[edit]

Some components of the anal triangle include:[1]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daftary, Shirish; Chakravarti, Sudip (2011). Manual of Obstetrics, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. pp. 1-16. ISBN 9788131225561.

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