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rectoperinealis (muscle)


Definition: superior portion of the anorectoperineal muscles extending anteriorly from the longitudinal muscle layer of the rectum to blend with the external urethral sphincter complex.

Synonym(s): musculus rectoperinealisTA, musculus rectourethralis superior, recto-urethralis superior (muscle)

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