external urethral sphincter muscle

(redirected from Guthrie muscle)

ex·ter·nal u·re·thral sphinc·ter mus·cle

(eks-tĕr'năl yūr-ē'thrăl sfingk'tĕr mŭs'ĕl)
Action, constricts membranous urethra to retain urine in bladder; nerve supply, pudendal.
Synonym(s): Guthrie muscle, musculus constrictor urethrae, musculus sphincter urethrae externus, sphincter muscle of urethra, sphincter urethrae externus, Wilson muscle.