Urogenital triangle

Urogenital triangle
1116 Muscle of the Female Perineum.png
Muscles of the female perineum. (Urogenital triangle is roughly equal to top half of diagram.)
1116 Muscle of the Male Perineum.png
Muscles of male perineum. (Urogenital triangle is roughly equal to top half of diagram.)
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Identifiers
Latinregio urogenitalis
TA98A01.2.06.003
TA2279
FMA20348
Anatomical terminology

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

Structure

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

Components

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

Additional images

See also


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