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8 10, 2018

Labia

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-10-10T10:11:09+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Organs, Pelvis|0 Comments

The labia are the inner and outer folds of the vulva, which are present at both sides of the vagina. They are part of the female genitals and are the visible portion of the vulva. In humans, labia majora and labia minora form the two pairs of labia. The labia majora, being the outer labia or outer [...]

8 08, 2018

Types of the Female Pelvis

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:40:20+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Pelvis|0 Comments

There are four types of the female pelvis, namely: Gynecoid. Android. Platypelloid. Anthropoid. Shown below are the types of female pelvis (normal and its variations) along with their features. Categorised according to Morphology, the pelvis is split into the following 4 types: Mesatipellic (normal): When the transverse diameter of the pelvic inlet is somewhat [...]

8 08, 2018

Inferior Gluteal Nerve

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:09:31+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Nerves, Pelvis|0 Comments

The inferior gluteal nerve is created from the posterior divisions of the L5, S1 and S2 nerve roots of the sacral plexus. The nerve is the primary motor nerve that provides the gluteus maximus muscle. Inferior gluteal is responsible for the motion of the gluteus maximus in activities requiring the hip to extend the thigh, [...]

8 08, 2018

Greater Sciatic Notch

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:13:53+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Areas, Pelvis|0 Comments

The greater sciatic notch is located in the middle of the ischial spine, inferiorly and the posterior inferior iliac spine, superiorly. The sacrospinous ligament transforms the greater sciatic notch within the greater sciatic foramen, it attaches from the ischial spine towards the lateral part of the sacrum as well as coccyx. The greater sciatic notch [...]

8 08, 2018

Vagina

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:32:58+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Organs, Pelvis|0 Comments

Vagina is a female organ of copulation, comprising of the lower part of the beginning canal. The meaning of the term vagina is sheath (cf. vagina creates sheath around the penis during copulation). Synonym: Greek Kolpos: vagina; use of terms like colpotomy and colporrhaphy. From the vestibule of the vagina (a cleft between the labia minora) [...]

8 08, 2018

Arcuate Arteries (Uterus)

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:40:32+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The uterine blood circulation is specifically crucial for the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. A uterine artery emerges out of each internal iliac artery and travels via the broad ligament towards the uterus. It produces numerous divisions that perforate in the myometrium and create arcuate arteries. Insertion, Relations and Pathway Mucosa Each arcuate artery travels within [...]

8 08, 2018

Pubic Crest

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:50:57+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Pelvis|0 Comments

The pubic crest is the broadened upper border of the body of pubis and in order to create tubercle referred to as pubic tubercle its lateral end points forwards. The pubic crest is the rim of bone, medial towards the pubic tubercle, at the superior aspect of the pubic bone. Pubic Crest Muscular [...]

8 08, 2018

Penis

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:48:54+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Organs, Pelvis|0 Comments

Penis is the male organ of copulation that is traversed by the urethra gives passage for both urine as well as semen. It overindulges with the blood that makes it a capable of becoming tough and erect. Penis is necessary for entering into the vagina. Parts The penis is composed of the following [...]

8 08, 2018

Sacrotuberous Ligament

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:10:21+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Joints and Ligaments, Pelvis|0 Comments

The sacrotuberous ligament is a strong as well as wide strap of the fibrous tissue. It has narrow lower lateral end and wide upper medial end. Sacrotuberous Ligament Attachments The upper end is attached from above: Downwards to the posterior superior iliac spine, Posterior inferior iliac spine, Lower section of the posterior surface, [...]

8 08, 2018

Common Iliac Arteries

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:49:32+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

Common Iliac Arteries The aorta terminates at the fourth vertebra of the lumbar spine. Over there it splits within the right as well as left common iliac arteries. These two particular arteries travel down as well as to every side of the body for approximately five centimeters to the edges of the pelvis. [...]