obturator membrane

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ob·tu·ra·tor mem·brane

[TA]
the thin membrane of strong interlacing fibers filling the obturator foramen and with the surrounding bone, giving origin to the obturator externus and internus muscles.
Synonym(s): membrana obturatoria [TA]

obturator membrane

a tough fibrous membrane that covers the obturator foramen of each side of the pelvis.

ob·tu·ra·tor mem·brane

(ob'tŭr-ā-tŏr mem'brān) [TA]
The thin membrane of strong interlacing fibers filling the obturator foramen and with the surrounding bone, giving origin to the obturator externus and internus muscles.

obturator membrane

A fibrous membrane closing the obturator foramen.
See also: membrane