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rectovesical septum

 

Definition: a fascial layer that extends superiorly from the central tendon of the perineum to the peritoneum between the prostate and rectum.

Synonym(s): septum rectovesicaleTA, Denonvilliers aponeurosis, Tyrrell fascia

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