anococcygeal ligament


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a·no·coc·cyg·e·al bod·y

[TA]
a musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx.

anococcygeal ligament

A band of fibrous tissue joining the tip of the coccyx with the external anal sphincter.
See also: ligament

Symington,

Johnson, Scottish anatomist, 1851-1924.
Symington anococcygeal body - a musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx. Synonym(s): anococcygeal ligament