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puborectal muscle

puborectal muscle in Medicine

puborectal muscle n.
The part of the elevator muscle of the anus that passes from the body of the pubis around the anus to form a muscular sling at the level of the anorectal junction. The puborectal muscle relaxes during defecation.

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