tendinous arch of pelvic fascia

(redirected from arcus tendineus fasciae pelvis)

ten·di·nous arch of pel·vic fas·ci·a

[TA]
a linear thickening of the superior fascia of the pelvic diaphragm extending posteriorly from the body of the pubis beside the bladder (and vagina in the female) and giving attachment to the supporting ligaments of the pelvic viscera.

ten·di·nous arch of pel·vic fas·ci·a

(ten'di-nŭs ahrch pel'vik fash'ē-ă) [TA]
A linear thickening of the superior fascia of the pelvic diaphragm extending posteriorly from the body of the os pubis alongside the bladder (and vagina in the female) to the ischial spine and giving attachment to the supporting ligaments of the pelvic viscera.
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6) The cardinal ligaments anchor the upper vagina and cervix to the pelvic sidewall (Level I support), while in the midvagina, the vesicopelvic ligament extends medially from the arcus tendineus fasciae pelvis (ATFP) to support the bladder base and anterior vaginal wall (Level II support).