(Lesser pelvis , pelvic canal)


This is the pelvis below the pelvic brim, i.e. below the lineae terminales and sacral promontory. It is also called true pelvis or lesser pelvis. It contains pelvic viscera.

BONES: Pelvis


bullet Pelvis: Levator ani Coccygeus
bullet Perineum: Bulbospongiosus Ischiocavernosus Superficial transverse perineal muscle Deep transverse prineal muscle  Sphincter urethrae External anal sphincter

Arteries: Right common iliac artery, left common iliac artery, Internal iliac artery

Veins: Left common iliac veins, right common iliac vein, internal iliac veins

Nerves: Branches of lumbar and sacral plexuses, vagus, sympathetic nerves

Others-organs: Intestine, gallbladder, rectum, seminal vesicle, ejaculatory duct, ductus deferens, urinary bladder, ureters.


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