rectovesical muscle

[ rĕk′tō-vĕsĭ-kəl ]


Smooth muscle fibers in the folds in the male that extend backward from the sides of the bladder on either side of the rectum to the sacrum.

Nearby words

  1. rectouterine,
  2. rectouterine fold,
  3. rectouterine muscle,
  4. rectouterine pouch,
  5. rectovaginal septum,
  6. rectovesical pouch,
  7. rectovesical septum,
  8. rectrices,
  9. rectricial,
  10. rectrix

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