Deep transverse perineal muscle
|Deep transverse perineal muscle|
|Muscles of the female perineum. (Transversus perinei visible at center right.)|
|Muscles of male perineum. (Transversus perinei visible at center right.)|
|Latin||musculus transversus perinei profundus|
|Gray's||subject #120 429|
|Origin||inferior rami of the ischium|
|Insertion||its fellow of the opposite side|
The Transversus perinei profundus (or deep transverse perineal) arises from the inferior rami of the ischium and runs to the median line, where it interlaces in a tendinous raphé with its fellow of the opposite side.
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- SUNY Figs 41:06-06 - "Muscles of the female urogenital diaphragm (deep perineal pouch) and structures located inferior to it."
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