supravesical fossa


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su·pra·ves·i·cal fos·sa

[TA]
the depression on the peritoneal surface of the anterior abdominal wall above the bladder and between the median and medial umbilical folds. Its level, relative to the pubis, changes with filling of the bladder.
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supravesical fossa

On the internal surface of the anterior abdominal wall, a depression in the parietal peritoneum between the middle (median) and medial umbilical folds.
See also: fossa
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