Definition of Musculus sphincter ani

1. Noun. The sphincter muscle of the anus.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Sphincter Ani

musculus semispinalis cervicis
musculus semispinalis colli
musculus semispinalis dorsi
musculus semispinalis thoracis
musculus semitendinosus
musculus serratus anterior
musculus serratus magnus
musculus serratus posterior
musculus serratus posterior inferior
musculus serratus posterior superior
musculus skeleti
musculus soleus
musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus
musculus sphincter
musculus sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticae
musculus sphincter ani (current term)
musculus sphincter ani externus
musculus sphincter ani internus
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici
musculus sphincter pupillae
musculus sphincter pylori
musculus spinalis
musculus spinalis capitis
musculus spinalis cervicis

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 ..."

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