A tube-like muscle attaches to the distal tip of the hemipenis and inserts onto the transverse processes of a caudal vertebra. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22753107 http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

definition
  • A tube-like muscle attaches to the distal tip of the hemipenis and inserts onto the transverse processes of a caudal vertebra.
function notes
  • Like that of m. transversus penis, the function of m. retractor penis magnus is difficult to deduce. However, this muscle likely acts to help retract the hemipenis into the cloaca after copulation (Arnold, 1984)[PMID:22753107]
has related synonym
  • retractor penis magnus
  • M. retractor penis magnus
id
  • UBERON:0035100