sphincter muscle of urinary bladder

n.

A vesical sphincter made up of a thickening of the middle muscular layer of the bladder around the urethral opening.

Nearby words

  1. sphincter muscle of common bile duct,
  2. sphincter muscle of pancreatic duct,
  3. sphincter muscle of pupil,
  4. sphincter muscle of pylorus,
  5. sphincter muscle of urethra,
  6. sphincteralgia,
  7. sphincterate,
  8. sphincterectomy,
  9. sphincterial,
  10. sphincteric


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