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Pelvic Floor

"Pelvic Floor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pelvic Floor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pelvic Floor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 78 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.