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muscular layer of gallbladder


Definition: muscular tunic of the gallbladder, consisting of layers of smooth muscle fibers coursing in various directions immediately external to the mucosa of the gallbladder.

Synonym(s): tunica muscularis vesicae biliarisTA, muscular coat of gallbladder, tunica muscularis vesicae felleae, muscular tunic of gallbladder

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