Anal triangle

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Anal triangle
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Muscles of the female perineum. (Anal triangle is roughly equal to bottom half of diagram.)
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Muscles of male perineum. (Anal triangle is roughly equal to bottom half of diagram.)
Latin regio analis
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The anal triangle is the posterior part of the perineum. It contains the anal canal.

Structure

The anal triangle can be defined either by its vertices or its sides.

Contents

Some components of the anal triangle include:

Additional images

See also

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