Part B

Complete the following statements:

1. The levator ani and coccygeus together form the_

2. The levator ani provides a sphincterlike action in the

3. The action of the coccygeus is to

4. The_surrounds the base of the penis.

5. In females, the bulbospongiosus acts to _

6. The ischiocavernosus extends from the margin of the pubic arch to the _

7. In the female, the_muscles are separated by the vagina, urethra, and anal canal.

8. The action of the superficial transversus perinei is to _

9. The coccygeus extends from the coccyx and sacrum to the_.

10. The_assists in closing the urethra.

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