Skip to Content

anorectoperineal muscles

 

Definition: smooth muscle fibers that pass forward from the longitudinal muscle layer of the rectum and anal canal to blend with the external urethral sphincter complex.

Synonym(s): musculi anorectoperinealesTA, musculi rectourethrales, rectourethral muscles

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide