transversalis fascia

noun

Medical Definition of transversalis fascia

: the whole deep layer of fascia lining the abdominal wall also : the part of this covering the inner surface of the transversus abdominis and separating it from the peritoneum

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“Transversalis fascia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transversalis%20fascia. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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