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dartos muscle


Definition: smooth muscle fibers interspersed within the dartos fascia (superficial fascia of scrotum), causing contraction of the scrotum, as when experiencing a cool environmental temperature.

Synonym(s): musculus dartosTA

See Also: dartos fascia

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