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presacral fascia

 

Definition: layer of endopelvic fascia passing between sacrum and rectum, forming the anterior boundary of the presacral (retrorectal) fascial space, in which the hypogastric nervous plexus is embedded.

Synonym(s): fascia presacralisTA, lamina retrorectalis fasciae endopelvicae, retrorectal lamina of endopelvic fascia, retrorectal lamina of hypogastric sheath

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