perineal artery

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per·i·ne·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, internal pudendal within pudendal canal; distribution, superficial structures of the perineum; anastomoses, external pudendal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria perinealis [TA]
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per·i·ne·al ar·te·ry

(per'i-nē'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal pudendal; distribution, superficial structures of the perineum; anastomoses, external pudendal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria perinealis [TA] .
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perineal artery

A branch of the internal pudendal artery; it supplies blood to the urogenital diaphragm, the perineal muscles, and the skin of the scrotum or labium majus.
See also: artery
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