- Iliococcygeus muscle
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Latin = musculus iliococcygeus
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Caption = Left Levator ani from within.
ischial spineand from the posterior part of the tendinous archof the pelvic fascia
coccyxand anococcygeal raphé
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The Iliococcygeus arises from the
ischial spineand from the posterior part of the tendinous archof the pelvic fascia, and is attached to the coccyxand anococcygeal raphé; it is usually thin, and may fail entirely, or be largely replaced by fibrous tissue. It is part of the levator anigroup of muscles.
An accessory slip at its posterior part is sometimes named the "Iliosacralis".
* (NormanAnatomyFig|femalepelvicdiaphragm, NormanAnatomyFig|malepelvicdiaphragm)
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