puboprostatic ligament

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pu·bo·pros·tat·ic lig·a·ment

[TA]
the localized thickening of the superior fascia of the pelvic diaphragm anteriorly that anchors the prostate and neck of the bladder to the pubis on each side. It usually contains smooth muscle.

Denonvilliers,

Charles P., French surgeon, 1808-1872.
Denonvilliers aponeurosis - a fascial layer that extends superiorly from the central tendon of the perineum to the peritoneum between the prostate and rectum. Synonym(s): rectovesical septum
Denonvilliers blepharoplasty
Denonvilliers fascia
Denonvilliers ligament - the localized thickening of the superior fascia of the pelvic diaphragm anteriorly that anchors the prostate and neck of the bladder to the pubis on each side. Synonym(s): puboprostatic ligament
Denonvilliers space