suspensory ligament of penis(redirected from Suspensory ligament of the penis)
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sus·pen·so·ry lig·a·ment of pe·nis[TA]
a fibrous band at the deep fascial layer that extends from the pubic symphysis to the deep fascia of the penis anchoring the roof of the penis.
Synonym(s): ligamentum suspensorium penis [TA]
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suspensory ligament of penis
A triangular bundle of fibrous tissue extending from the anterior surface of the symphysis pubis and adjacent structures to the penis, surrounding the penis at its root before merging with the deep fascia of the penis.
See also: ligament
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