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Encyclopedia > Internal pudendal artery
Artery: Internal pudendal artery
The superficial branches of the internal pudendal artery.
The deeper branches of the internal pudendal artery.
Latin a. pudenda interna
Gray's subject #155 617
Supplies external genitalia
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Internal pudendal artery is the terminal branch of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery which supplies the external genitalia. It is smaller in the female than in the male. Image File history File links Gray542. ... Image File history File links Gray543. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... A sex organ, or primary sexual characteristic, narrowly defined, is any of those parts of the body (which are not always bodily organs according to the strict definition) which are involved in sexual reproduction and constitute the reproductive system in an complex organism; namely: Male: penis (notably the glans penis... The Internal iliac artery, formerly known as the hypogastric artery, supplies the walls and viscera of the pelvis, the buttock, the reproductive organs, and the medial compartment of the thigh. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... The Internal iliac artery, formerly known as the hypogastric artery, supplies the walls and viscera of the pelvis, the buttock, the reproductive organs, and the medial compartment of the thigh. ... A sex organ, or primary sexual characteristic, narrowly defined, is any of those parts of the body (which are not always bodily organs according to the strict definition) which are involved in sexual reproduction and constitute the reproductive system in an complex organism; namely: Male: penis (notably the glans penis... The mirror of the Roman Goddess Venus is often used to represent the female sex. ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ...


It exits the pelvic cavity through the greater sciatic foramen to enter the gluteal region where it curves around the sacrospinous ligament to enter the perineum through the lesser sciatic foramen. The Pelvic cavity is a body cavity that is bounded by the bones of the pelvis and which primarily contains reproductive organs. ... The greater sciatic foramen is bounded, in front and above, by the posterior border of the hip bone; behind, by the sacrotuberous ligament; and below, by the sacrospinous ligament. ... The sacrospinous ligament (small or anterior sacrosciatic ligament) is thin, and triangular in form; it is attached by its apex to the spine of the ischium, and medially, by its broad base, to the lateral margins of the sacrum and coccyx, in front of the sacrotuberous ligament with which its... The muscles of the male perineum In anatomy, the perineum is the region between the genital area and the anus in both sexes. ... An opening between the pelvis and the posterior thigh, the foramen is formed by the sacrotuberous ligament which runs between the sacrum and the ischial tuberosity. ...


In females it becomes the posterior labial artery behind the inferior pubic ligament and gives origin to muscular, inferior haemorrhoidal and perineal arteries. The mirror of the Roman Goddess Venus is often used to represent the female sex. ... The Inferior rectal artery (inferior hemorrhoidal artery) arises from the internal pudendal as it passes above the ischial tuberosity. ... The Perineal Artery (superficial perineal artery) arises from the internal pudendal, and turns upward, crossing either over or under the Transversus perinæi superficialis, and runs forward, parallel to the pubic arch, in the interspace between the Bulbocavernosus and Ischiocavernosus, both of which it supplies, and finally divides into several...


In males it becomes the penile artery behind the inferior pubic ligament and gives origin to muscular, inferior, haemorrhoidal and perineal artery. The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... The penile artery (also known as the common penile artery) is the artery that serves blood to the penis. ... The Perineal Artery (superficial perineal artery) arises from the internal pudendal, and turns upward, crossing either over or under the Transversus perinæi superficialis, and runs forward, parallel to the pubic arch, in the interspace between the Bulbocavernosus and Ischiocavernosus, both of which it supplies, and finally divides into several...


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VI. The Arteries. 5b. The Common Iliac Arteries. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (3458 words)
The internal pudendal artery in the male passes downward and outward to the lower border of the greater sciatic foramen, and emerges from the pelvis between the Piriformis and Coccygeus; it then crosses the ischial spine, and enters the perineum through the lesser sciatic foramen.
The deeper branches of the internal pudendal artery.
The arteries of the gluteal and posterior femoral regions.
Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. Page 618 (434 words)
It is accompanied by a pair of venæ comitantes and the pudendal nerve.
—The branches of the internal pudendal artery (Figs.
The superficial branches of the internal pudendal artery.
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