Alcock's canal

noun

Al·​cock's canal ˈal-ˌkäks- How to pronounce Alcock's canal (audio) ˈȯl- How to pronounce Alcock's canal (audio)
: a fascial compartment on the lateral wall of the ischiorectal fossa containing the pudendal arteries, veins, and nerves

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“Alcock's canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Alcock%27s%20canal. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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