superficial perineal pouch

(redirected from Colles space)

su·per·fi·cial per·i·ne·al pouch

the space bounded superiorly by the perineal membrane (formerly the inferior fascia of the now obsolete urogenital diaphragm) and inferiorly by the superficial perineal (Colles) fascia; it contains the root structure of the penis or clitoris and associated musculature, plus the superficial transverse perineal muscle and, in the female only, the greater vestibular glands.