perineal fascia

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perineal fascia

[TA]
fascia that intimately invests the superficial perineal muscles (ischiocavernosus, bulbospongiosus, and superficial transverse perineal): anteriorly, it is fused to the suspensory ligament of the penis/clitoris and is continuous with the deep fascia covering the external oblique muscle of the abdomen and the rectus sheath.

per·i·ne·al fas·ci·a

(per'i-nē'ăl fash'ē-ă) [TA]
Fascia that intimately invests the superficial perineal muscles (ischiocavernosus, bulbospongiosus, and superficial transverse perineal muscles); anteriorly it is fused to the suspensory ligament of the penis/clitoris and is continuous with the deep fascia covering the external oblique muscle of the abdomen and the rectus sheath.
Synonym(s): superficial investing fascia of perineum.

perineal fascia

Three layers of tissue between the muscles of the perineum comprising the urogenital diaphragm.
See also: fascia