Pudendal plexus (veins)

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Pudendal plexus (veins)
Latin plexus pudendalis
Anatomical terminology

The pudendal plexus (vesicoprostatic plexus) lies behind the arcuate pubic ligament and the lower part of the pubic symphysis, and in front of the bladder and prostate. Its chief tributary is the deep dorsal vein of the penis, but it also receives branches from the front of the bladder and prostate. It communicates with the vesical plexus and with the internal pudendal vein and drains into the vesical and hypogastric veins.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)