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Supravesical fossa

supravesical fossa

The depression on the peritoneal surface of the anterior abdominal wall above the bladder and between the median and medial umbilical folds. Its level, relative to the pubis, changes with filling of the bladder.

Synonym: fossa supravesicalis, fovea supravesicalis.


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