pubovaginalis

noun
pu·​bo·​vag·​i·​na·​lis | \ ˌpyü-bō-ˌvaj-ə-ˈnā-ləs How to pronounce pubovaginalis (audio) \

Medical Definition of pubovaginalis

: the most medial and anterior fasciculi of the pubococcygeal part of the levator ani in the female that correspond to the levator prostatae in the male, pass along the sides of the vagina, insert into the coccyx, and act to constrict the vagina

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“Pubovaginalis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pubovaginalis. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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