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a musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx.
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