Alcock's canal


Alcock's canal
n. pudendal canal (named after Benjamin Alcock who in 1836 first described it in a definite manner)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Alcock's canal — Al·cock s canal al .käks , ȯl n a fascial compartment on the lateral wall of the ischiorectal fossa containing the pudendal arteries, veins, and nerves Alcock Benjamin (b 1801) British anatomist. In 1836 Alcock published an article on iliac… …   Medical dictionary

  • alcock's canal — ˈalˌkäks , ˈȯl noun Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: after Benjamin Alcock fl 1836 Irish anatomist : a fascial compartment on the lateral wall of the ischiorectal fossa containing the pudendal arteries, veins, and nerves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alcock — is a surname, and may refer to:* Alfred William Alcock, British naturalist * C. W. Alcock, British sports administrator and creator of the FA Cup. * Charles R. Alcock, American astronomer * Deborah Alcock, British author of fiction * George… …   Wikipedia

  • canal — A duct or channel; a tubular structure. SEE ALSO: c., duct. SYN: canalis [TA]. [L. canalis] abdominal c. SYN: inguinal c.. accessory c. a channel leading from the root …   Medical dictionary

  • Alcock canal — Al·cock canal (alґkok) [Benjamin Alcock, Irish professor of anatomy; born 1801, date of death unknown] canalis pudendalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Alcock — n. family name; Benjamin Alcock (1801 ?), Irish anatomist who first described the pudendal canal in a definite manner in 1836 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Alcock — Benjamin, Irish anatomist, 1801–?. See A. canal …   Medical dictionary

  • Alcock canal — canalis pudendalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Pudendal canal — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = canalis pudendalis GraySubject = 119 GrayPage = 421 Caption = Coronal section of pelvis, showing arrangement of fasciæ. Viewed from behind. (Alcock s canal labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = Pudendal… …   Wikipedia

  • pudendal canal — n. Alcock s canal, space in the inner area of the obturator fascia that covers the lateral wall of the ischiorectal fossa that transmits the pudendal vessels and nerves …   English contemporary dictionary


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