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a musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx.
Synonym(s): corpus anococcygeum ☆ , ligamentum anococcygeum ☆ , anococcygeal ligament, raphe anococcygea, Symington anococcygeal body
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A band of fibrous tissue joining the tip of the coccyx with the external anal sphincter.
See also: ligament
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Symington,Johnson, Scottish anatomist, 1851-1924.
Symington anococcygeal body - a musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx. Synonym(s): anococcygeal ligament
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