pubovaginalis

noun

pu·​bo·​vag·​i·​na·​lis ˌpyü-bō-ˌvaj-ə-ˈnā-ləs How to pronounce pubovaginalis (audio)
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pubovaginalis. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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