Urogenital triangle

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Urogenital triangle
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Muscles of the female perineum. (Urogenital triangle is roughly equal to top half of diagram.)
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Muscles of male perineum. (Urogenital triangle is roughly equal to top half of diagram.)
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Latin regio urogenitalis
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Anatomical terminology

The urogenital triangle is the anterior part of the perineum. In female mammals, it contains the vagina and associated parts of the external genitalia.

Structure[edit]

The urogenital triangle is the area bound by a triangle with one vertex at the pubic symphysis and the two other vertices at the [ischial tuberosities] of the pelvic bone.

Components[edit]

As might be expected, the contents of the urogenital triangle differ greatly between the male and the female. Some of the components include:[1]

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References[edit]

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

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