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38 Cards in this Set

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Structure that separates pelvis from perineum
Pelvic diaphragm
Two major components of pelvic diaphragm
Levator ani and coccygeus
Two major components of levator ani
Pubococcygeus and iliococcygeus
Two muscles which close lateral pelvic wall
Obturator internus and piriformis
Means by which obturator internus exits pelvis
Lesser sciatic foramen
Means by which piriformis exits pelvis
Greater sciatic foramen
Innervation of detrusor
Pelvic splanchnics (S2-4)
Innervation of trigone
Sympathetics (Pregang. T11-L2; lesser, least, lumbar splanchnic nn.)
Innervation of sphincter urethrae
Pudendal n. (S 2,3,4)
Remnants of umbilical arteries
Medial umbilical ligaments
Provides major vasculature to pelvic organs
Internal iliac
Chief artery to rectal mucosa
Superior rectal
Chief artery to rectal muscular wall
Middle rectal
Most common type of pelvic inlet in females
Two remnants of gubernaculum in females
Ovarian and round ligament
Ligament that contains ovarian vessels
Suspensory ligament of ovary
Cavity into which ova immediately escape the ovary
Lymphatic drainage for ovary and testes
Lumbar nodes (para-aortic)
Normal position of uterus
Anterverted, anteflexed
Name given to orientation where uterus and vagina intersect at angle of 90 degrees
Name given to orientation where uterine body and cervix intersect at angle of 10-15 degrees
Chief uterine support
Ligament that contains uterine vessels
Lateral cervical
Structure potentially injured with hysterectomy
Relation of ureter to uterine artery
Inferior and posterior
Structure that separates deep and superficial perineal spaces
Perineal membrane
Bony landmarks between anal and UG triangles
Ischial tuberosities
Structure forming lateral wall of ischioanal fossa
Fascia of obturator Internus
Structure that forms the pudendal canal
Fascia of obturator Internus
Structure that separates internal and external hemorrhoids
Pectinate line
Lymphatic drainage for area superior to pectinate line of anal canal
Internal iliac, inferior mesenteric nodes
Lymphatic drainage for area inferior to pectinate line of anal canal
Superficial inguinal nodes
Lymphatic drainage for glans penis
Deep inguinal nodes
Muscle which compresses the bulb of penis
Muscle which compresses the crus of penis
Nerves of erection
Pelvic splanchnic, nervi erigentes (S 2,3,4)
Muscles which meet at the perineal body
Superficial and deep perineal, bulbospongiosus, external anal sphincter, pubococcygeus
Major structure of deep perineal space
Sphincter urethrae