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oblique fibers of muscular layer of stomach


Definition: smooth muscle fibers of the innermost layer of the muscular coat of the stomach; the fibers occur chiefly at the cardiac end of the stomach and spread over the anterior and posterior surfaces.

Synonym(s): fibrae obliquae tunicae muscularisTA

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