Alcock canal


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pu·den·dal ca·nal

[TA]
the space within the obturator internus fascia lining the lateral wall of the ischioanal (ischiorectal) fossa that transmits the pudendal vessels and internal pudendal nerves; the perineal nerve arises within the canal.
Synonym(s): canalis pudendalis [TA], Alcock canal
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Alcock canal

(al'koks?)
[Benjamin Alcock, Irish anatomist, 1801– ?]
Pudendal canal.
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Alcock,

Benjamin, Irish anatomist, 1801–.
Alcock bag
Alcock bladder syringe
Alcock canal - the space within the obturator internus fascia lining the lateral wall of the ischiorectal fossa that transmits the pudendal vessels and nerves. Synonym(s): pudendal canal
Alcock catheter
Alcock catheter adapter
Alcock catheter plug
Alcock hemostatic bag
Alcock hemostatic catheter
Alcock lithotrite
Alcock obturator
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