urogenital diaphragm


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urogenital diaphragm

[¦yu̇r·ə¦jen·əd·əl ′dī·ə‚fram]
(anatomy)
The sheet of tissue stretching across the pubic arch, formed by the deep transverse perineal and the sphincter urethrae muscles. Also known as triangular ligament.
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Anteriorly it extends forward above the urogenital diaphragm to fill the triangular space between the urogenital diaphragm and the levator ani as they approach each other.
Myofascial trigger points in pelvic muscles, including the levator ani, sphincter ani, and obturator internus as well as muscles of the urogenital diaphragm, often cause or contribute to chronic pelvic pain, said Ms.
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