Definition: fascia that intimately invests the superficial perineal muscles (ischiocavernosus, bulbospongiosus, and superficial transverse perineal): anteriorly, it is fused to the suspensory ligament of the penis/clitoris and is continuous with the deep fascia covering the external oblique muscle of the abdomen and the rectus sheath.
Synonym(s): fascia perineiTA, deep perineal fascia, fascia investiens perinei superficialis, superficial investing fascia of perineum, Gallaudet fascia
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