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external anal sphincter (UBERON:0001367)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
esophagus skeletal muscle 
external anal sphincter 
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].
internal pudendal artery 
muscle of anal triangle 
skeletal muscle tissue of diaphragm 
skeletal muscle tissue of gluteus maximus 
skeletal muscle tissue of iliacus 
skeletal muscle tissue of internal intercostal muscle 
skeletal muscle tissue of pectoralis major 
skeletal muscle tissue of rectus abdominis 
skeletal muscle tissue of transversus thoracis 

Exact Synonyms: external sphincter ani ;   musculus sphincter ani externus
Related Synonyms: sphincter ani externus
Xrefs: EMAPA:18265 ;   FMA:21930 ;   MA:0001531 ;   NCIT:C32548 ;   SCTID:244969008 ;   UMLS:C0224395 ;   Wikipedia:Sphincter_ani_externus_muscle
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Sphincter_ani_externus_muscle

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