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Medical Term:

trachealis (muscle)

 

Definition: the band of mostly transversely disposed smooth muscular fibers in the fibrous membrane connecting the ends of the tracheal rings posteriorly; action, reduces caliber of trachea.

Synonym(s): musculus trachealisTA

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