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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section 6: Pelvis, Perineum, Hip, and Upper Thigh

Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 6. Pelvis, Perineum, Hip, and Upper Thigh

Plate 6.16

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Jean J. Jew, M.D., and Paul C. Reimann, B.S.
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Plate 6.16

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Penis
2. Dorsal aa. of penis
3. Deep artery, of penis
4. Penile septum
5. Penile urethra
6. Corpus spongiosum penis
7. Embalming site artifact
8. Femoral nerve, ramus
9. Lateral femoral circumflex a. and v.
10. Femoral a. and v. and femoral nerve muscular ramus
11. Rectus femoris m.
12. Adductor longus m.
13. Obturator a. and v. and obturator nerve

14. Femur and adductor brevis m.
15. Adductor minimus m. (adductor magnus superior fasciculus)
16. Adductor magnus m.
17. Gluteus maximus m.
18. Central tendon of perineum

19. Anus
20. External anal sphincter m.
21. Inferior rector vessels
22. Common tendon mm. semitendinosus and biceps femoris (long head)
23. Tendon m. semimembranosus
24. Sciatic nerve
25. Femur
26. Tendon m. gluteus maximus
27. Iliotibial tract
28. Vastus lateralis m.
29. Pectineus m.

30. Vastus intermedius m.
31. Iliopsoas m.
32. Rectus femoris m.
33. Deep femoral a. and v.
34. Sartorius m.
35. Femoral a. and w.
36. Inguinal Iymph node
37. Great saphenous v.
38. Gracilis m.
39. Scrotum and testicular blood vessels
40. Testis, lobules and tubules
41. Tunica albuginea
42. Epididymis

This section passes through the penis (1) and scrotum (39), the two femurs (14, 25), and the muscles of the thigh belonging to the anterior, medial (adductor), and posterior (hamstring) groupings.

The left testicle is seen in this cut and the tunica albuginea (41), lobules containing seminiferous tubules (40), and testicular blood vessels (39) can be identified.

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