fascia transversalis


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trans·ver·sa·lis fas·ci·a

[TA]
the lining fascia of the anterolateral abdominal wall, between the inner surface of the abdominal musculature, specifically the transverse abdominal muscle, and the peritoneum.
Synonym(s): fascia transversalis [TA]

fascia transversalis

The fascia located between the perineum and the transversalis muscle. It lines the abdominal cavity.
See also: fascia
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The shutter mechanism could be overwhelmed, particularly in men over 50 years who have weakening of the abdominal muscles, the shutter and the fascia transversalis.
A disorganised framework of the fascia transversalis could lead to weakening and predispose to a direct hernia.
14) The basic defect lies in the anterior abdominal wall that allows hernia in relation to a deficiency in fascia transversalis.