puboprostatic ligament

noun

pu·​bo·​pros·​tat·​ic ligament ˌpyü-bō-präs-ˈtat-ik- How to pronounce puboprostatic ligament (audio)
: any of three strands of pelvic fascia in the male that correspond to the pubovesical ligament in the female and that support the prostate gland and indirectly the bladder passing from the capsule of the prostate gland to the pubic symphysis or to the pubis on one side or the other

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“Puboprostatic ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/puboprostatic%20ligament. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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