Iliococcygeus (muscle)

Type:Term

Definitions
1. the posterior part of the levator ani; origin, tendinous arch of the levator ani muscle (obturator fascia); insertion, anococcygeal ligament and coccyx; action, resistance to increase intrapelvic pressure, postdefecatory elevation of anal canal.

Synonyms
musculus iliococcygeus , iliococcygeal muscle

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