Definition of Musculus sphincter ani
1. Noun. The sphincter muscle of the anus.
Group relationships: Anus
Generic synonyms: Anatomical Sphincter, Sphincter, Sphincter Muscle
Terms within: Musculus Sphincter Ani Externus, Musculus Sphincter Ani Internus
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Literary usage of Musculus sphincter ani
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1. Diseases of the intestines: A Text-book for Practitioners and Students of by Max Einhorn (1904)
"A short distance above this muscle there is also an accumulation of circular muscular fibres (musculus sphincter ani tertius). At the anus the walls of the ..."
2. Contributions to Medical Research: Dedicated to Victor Clarence Vaughan by by University of Michigan (1903)
"At its base, the circular muscle coat is thickened, forming the musculus sphincter ani tertius. In recent years the most important papers on this subject ..."