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muscular layer of spongy (male) urethra


Definition: relatively sparse layer of mostly longitudinally disposed smooth (involuntary) muscle fibers between the mucosa and the surrounding erectile tissue of the corpus spongiosum penis.

Synonym(s): tunica muscularis partis spongiosae urethrae masculinaeTA, muscular coat of spongy part of male urethra

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