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Medical Term:

obturator fascia


the portion of the parietal pelvic fascia that covers the obturator internus muscle; it is modified to form both the tendinous arch of the pelvic diaphragm and the pudendal canal.

Synonym(s): fascia obturatoriaTA, fascia of obturator internus

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