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pubovaginalis (muscle)


Definition: in the female, the most medial fibers of the pubococcygeus muscle (levator ani) that extend from the pubis into the lateral walls of the vagina.

Synonym(s): musculus pubovaginalisTA, pubovaginal muscle

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