rectosigmoid sphinctermedical dictionary

<anatomy> A circular band of muscular fibres at the recto sigmoid junction.

Synonyms: O'Beirne's sphincter, O'Beirne's valve, pelvirectal sphincter.

(05 Mar 2000)

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