Etymology: Abraham Colles, Irish surgeon, 1773-1843; L, band
the deep inner layer of the subcutaneous, superficial fascia of the perineum, constituting a distinctive structure in the urogenital region of the body. It is a strong, smooth sheet of tissue containing elastic fibers that give it a characteristic yellow tint.
The inner layer of the superficial fascia of the perineum.
See also: Colles, Abraham