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circular layer of muscle coat (of prostatic urethra)


Definition: the outer layer of smooth muscle fibers in the muscularis of the prostatic urethra, which blends with the fibromuscular stroma of the prostate.

Synonym(s): stratum circulare tunicae muscularis partis prosticae urethrae masculinaeTA

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