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perineal muscles

 

Definition: the muscles located in the perineal region; these are the external anal sphincter, the superficial transverse perineal muscle, ischiocavernosus muscle, bulbospongiosus muscle, deep transverse perineal muscle, and sphincter urethrae muscle.

Synonym(s): musculi perineiTA

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