collective term for a group of muscles that form a sling around the vagina, urethra, and anus; part of the pelvic floor.
The main muscle of the pelvic floor made up of different parts. These parts include pubococcygeus, iliococcygeus, coccygeus, and ischeococcygeus.
Main muscle group supporting the pelvic floor.
Overlapping sheets of striated muscle fibres. Works with internal and external anal sphincters as functional unit to maintain continence.
The Levator ani is a broad, thin muscle, situated on the side of the pelvis.