levator prostatae

noun

levator pros·​ta·​tae -ˈpräs-tə-ˌtē How to pronounce levator prostatae (audio)
: a part of the pubococcygeus comprising the more medial and ventral fasciculi that insert into the tissue in front of the anus and serve to support and elevate the prostate gland

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“Levator prostatae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levator%20prostatae. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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