musculus sphincter ani externus

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Related to External anal sphincter muscle: External urethral sphincter, Sphincter ani externus muscle
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Noun1.musculus sphincter ani externus - an external ring of striated muscle surrounding the anus
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
anal sphincter, musculus sphincter ani, sphincter ani - the sphincter muscle of the anus
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The patient's proliferated muscle cells are re-injected into the patient's external anal sphincter muscle, using Innovacell's proprietary injection device, thereby regenerating the muscleos full functionality.

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