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externus

 [ek-ster´nus]
external; in anatomy, denoting a structure farther from the center of an organ or cavity.

ex·ter·nal

(eks-ter'năl), [TA] Do not confuse this word with lateral or outer.
On the outside or farther from the center; often incorrectly used to mean lateral.
Synonym(s): externus [TA]
[L. externus]

externus

/ex·ter·nus/ (ek-ster´nus) external; in anatomy, denoting a structure farther from the center of the part or cavity.

externus

external; denoting a structure farther from the center of an organ or cavity.
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A very short transparent canal (fertilization duct) connects the spermatheca with the uterus externus that leads toward the genital opening on the epigastric furrow.
The anchor goes not only into the obturator internus, but into the membrane and the obturator externus.
Among the muscles traversed, the adductor brevis is the first, followed by obturator externus and then internus.