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Medical Term:

subcutaneous tissue of perineum


the membranous layer of the subcutaneous tissue in the urogenital region attaching posteriorly to the border of the urogenital diaphragm, at the sides to the ischiopubic rami, and continuing anteriorly onto the abdominal wall.

Synonym(s): tela subcutanea perineiTA, Colles fascia, Cruveilhier fascia, fascia perinei superficialis, membranous layer of superficial fascia of perineum1, membranous layer of superficial fascia1, superficial fascia of perineum

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