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dartos fascia


Definition: a superficial fascial layer incorporating smooth muscular tissue in the integument of the scrotum; it also forms the scrotal septum.

Synonym(s): tunica dartosTA, superficial fascia of scrotum, membrana carnosa, tunica carnea

See Also: dartos muliebris, dartos muscle

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