pelvic floor

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pelvic floor

n
(Anatomy) the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis
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1) The ischioanal fossa is inferior to the pelvic diaphragm, which comprises the levator ani and coccygeus muscles.
Perineal hernia is characterized by disruption of pelvic diaphragm and herniation of abdominal or pelvic organs through the ischiorectal fossa in perineal sac especially in middle aged or aged intact male dogs (Stoll et al, 2002, Head et al, 2002, Gilley et al.
Inferior to the pelvic diaphragm the perineal membrane and perineal body also contribute to the pelvic floor.