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Al·cock's canal

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 arteries in which he described the canal that now bears his name.
 
 

 
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