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sphincter muscle (UBERON:0004590)
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A structure, usually a circular muscle, that normally maintains constriction of a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning.
trigeminal nerve muscle +  
vasculature of muscle organ 
ventral lateral sacrocaudal muscle 
vestimentum muscle 
zygomaticomandibularis muscle 

Exact Synonyms: sphincter
Related Synonyms: circular muscle
Xrefs: FMA:75004 ;   NCIT:C28381 ;   UMLS:C1409894 ;   Wikipedia:Sphincter
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Sphincter

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