Suspensory ligament of penis

Suspensory ligament of penis

Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra.
Latin ligamentum suspensorium penis
TA A04.5.02.019M
FMA 18086

Anatomical terminology

In males, the suspensory ligament of the penis is attached to the pubic symphysis, which holds the penis close to the pubic bone and supports it when erect.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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