The Sphincter ani externus (external anal sphincter) is a flat plane of muscular fibers, elliptical in shape and intimately adherent to the integument surrounding the margin of the anus. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphincter_ani_externus_muscle ]

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latin term
sphincter ani externus
definition
  • The Sphincter ani externus (external anal sphincter) is a flat plane of muscular fibers, elliptical in shape and intimately adherent to the integument surrounding the margin of the anus. [WP,unvetted].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/75/Anorectum.gif
has exact synonym
  • external sphincter ani
  • musculus sphincter ani externus
has related synonym
  • sphincter ani externus
id
  • UBERON:0001367