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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

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