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Pelvic Floor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pelvic Floor
Tree Number(s)
A01.923.112.500
A01.923.600.600
A02.633.567.050.750
Unique ID
D017773
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017773
Annotation
NIM when merely locational
Scope Note
Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.
Entry Term(s)
Pelvic Diaphragm
Previous Indexing
Pelvis (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2021/07/06
Pelvic Floor Preferred
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