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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 27Figure 4

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Male sexual organs and contents of the true pelvis, as well as the nerves of the bladder, rectum and penis (left side of the true pelvis is opened).

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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Male sexual organs and contents of the true pelvis

a) Lumbar vertebra.
b) Sacral bone.
c) Coccygeal bone.
d) Rectum.
e) m. sphincter ani internus.
f) m. levator ani.
g) m. ischiocavernosus.
h) m. bulbocavernosus.
i) Corpus cavernosus urethrae.
k) Corpus cavernosus penis.
l) Glans penis.
m) Scrotum.
n) Symphysis of the pubic bones.
o) Mons veneris.
p) Urinary bladder.
q) Peritoneum covering the bladder.
r) Pars membraneous urethra.
s) Prostate gland.
t) Ureter.
u) Vas deferens.
v) Peritoneum.
w) Recto-vesical pouch.
x) Left iliac artery (with hypogastric plexus).
y) Femoral artery.
z) Internal iliac artery.

a) Inferior vesical artery.

  1. pudendal rectal plexus.
  2. sacral nerves, anterior rami.
  3. rectal nerves, middle and inferior.
  4. vesical nerves.
  5. dorsal penis nerve.
  6. Sympathetic nerves, lumbar portion.

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