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Medical Term:

tendinous arch of pelvic fascia


a linear thickening of the superior fascia of the pelvic diaphragm extending posteriorly from the body of the pubis beside the bladder (and vagina in the female) and giving attachment to the supporting ligaments of the pelvic viscera.

Synonym(s): arcus tendineus fasciae pelvisTA

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