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pubococcygeus (muscle)


Definition: anterior part of the levator ani, arising from the pelvic surface of the body of the pubis and adjacent tendinous arch of obturator fascia, attaching to the coccyx.

Synonym(s): musculus pubococcygeusTA, pubococcygeal muscle

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