Muscles Of The Pelvic Floor

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Muscles Of The Pelvic Floor

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which muscle has it's origin as "pubis and spine of ischium"?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Bulbospongiosus (male)

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Deep transverse perinei

  • 2. 
    The insertion of the sphincter externus anii is the clitoris.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the origin of the "sphincter externus anii"?  (Hint: please enter your answer using all lower case letters.)
  • 4. 
    What is the function of the Ischiocavernosus for the male pelvic floor?  (Hint: Please enter your answers in all lower case letters.)
  • 5. 
    What is the function of the female bulbospongiosus?
    • A. 

      Constricts urethra and erects

    • B. 

      Compress base of penis

    • C. 

      Compress base of clitoris

    • D. 

      Erects clitoris

    • E. 

      Constricts urethra

  • 6. 
    What is the origin of the sphincter urethrae in the female?
    • A. 

      Constrict urethra

    • B. 

      Compress base of penis

    • C. 

      Pubic ramus

    • D. 

      Ischium

    • E. 

      Coccyx

  • 7. 
    The sphincter externus anii serves to close the anal canal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The central tendon (median raphe) serves as the insertion for which muscles?  (HInt: this is a multiple answer question.)
    • A. 

      Sphincter externus anii

    • B. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • E. 

      Levator ani

  • 9. 
    The bulbospongiosus of the female pelvic floor has the origin as "bulb of penis".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What muscle constricts urethra and erects the penis?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Bulbospongiosus (female)

    • D. 

      Bulbospongiosus (male)

    • E. 

      Splenius

  • 11. 
    Name of muscle which provides support for the male pelvic floor.
    • A. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • B. 

      Levator ani

    • C. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

  • 12. 
    Which anatomical structure is found in the female pelvic floor, but not the male?
    • A. 

      Vagina

    • B. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • C. 

      Sphincter externus anii

    • D. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • E. 

      Urogenital triangle

  • 13. 
    What is the origin of the sphincter externus anii muscle?   (Hint: please enter your answer in all lower case letters.)
  • 14. 
    An anal triangle is found in both female and male pelvic floor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the insertion of the Levator ani? (Please enter answer in lower case letters.)
  • 16. 
    Together with coccygeus muscles form floor of pelvic cavity and support pelvic organs is called a(n)_____.
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 17. 
    Which muscle close anal canal (male)?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 18. 
    Which muscle close anal canal (female)?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 19. 
    Which muscle has an the pubic ramus as the origin for males?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 20. 
    Which muscle has an the pubic ramus as the origin for females?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 21. 
    Which muscle has the ischium as an origin for males?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 22. 
    Which muscle has the ischium as an origin for females?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 23. 
    Which muscle compress the base of the clitoris?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 24. 
    Which muscle compress the base of the penis?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

  • 25. 
    Which muscle has the bulb of penis as the origin?
    • A. 

      Levator ani

    • B. 

      Ischiocavernosus

    • C. 

      Deep transverse perinei

    • D. 

      Sphincter urethrae

    • E. 

      Sphincter externus anii

    • F. 

      Bulbospongiosus (Male)

    • G. 

      Bulbospongiosus (Female)