striated sphincter



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  • sphincter — A muscle that encircles a duct, tube, or orifice in such a way that its contraction constricts the lumen or orifice. SYN: musculus s. [TA], s. muscle [TA]. [G. sphinkter, a band or lace] s. of ampulla s. of hepatopancreatic ampulla. anatomic s.… …   Medical dictionary

  • striated muscle — noun 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 • Syn: ↑skeletal muscle • Hypernyms: ↑muscle, ↑musculus • Hyponyms: ↑voluntary muscle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • musculus sphincter urethrae externus urethrae masculinae — [TA] external sphincter muscle of male urethra: origin, ramus of pubis; insertion, median raphe behind and in front of urethra; innervation, perineal; action, compresses the membranous part of the urethra. Called also striated sphincter, external …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus sphincter urethrae — noun a striated sphincter muscle that constricts the urethra • Syn: ↑urethral sphincter • Hypernyms: ↑sphincter, ↑anatomical sphincter, ↑sphincter muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑urethra …   Useful english dictionary

  • urethral sphincter — noun a striated sphincter muscle that constricts the urethra • Syn: ↑musculus sphincter urethrae • Hypernyms: ↑sphincter, ↑anatomical sphincter, ↑sphincter muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑urethra …   Useful english dictionary

  • musculus sphincter urethrae externus urethrae femininae — [TA] external sphincter muscle of female urethra: origin, ramus of pubis; insertion, median raphe behind and in front of urethra; innervation, perineal; action, compresses the central part of the urethra. Called also striated sphincter, external… …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia — detrusor–striated sphincter dyssynergia contraction of the sphincter muscle of the urethra at the same time the detrusor muscle of the bladder is contracting, resulting in obstruction of normal urinary outflow; it may accompany detrusor… …   Medical dictionary

  • Skeletal striated muscle — A top down view of skeletal muscle Latin textus muscularis striatus skeletalis Code TH …   Wikipedia

  • musculus sphincter ani externus — noun an external ring of striated muscle surrounding the anus • Hypernyms: ↑skeletal muscle, ↑striated muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑anal sphincter, ↑sphincter ani, ↑musculus sphincter ani …   Useful english dictionary

  • anal sphincter — noun the sphincter muscle of the anus • Syn: ↑sphincter ani, ↑musculus sphincter ani • Hypernyms: ↑sphincter, ↑anatomical sphincter, ↑sphincter muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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