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external longitudinal layer of detrusor muscle


Definition: the outermost of three relatively ill-defined layers of nonstriated muscle, some of which is continuous onto the prostate and rectum (and vagina in females), posteriorly or puboprostatic ligaments, anteriorly.

Synonym(s): stratum longitudinale externum musculus detrusoris vesicaeTA

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