muscular layer

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muscular layer

[TA]
the muscular, usually middle, layer of a tubular structure; for most of the gastrointestinal tract, it consists of an outer longitudinal layer of muscle and an inner circular layer.
Synonym(s): tunica muscularis [TA], muscular coat
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After the fixation, they were dissected taking out the mucous and submucous tunic, with preservation of the serous and muscular tunics to be obtained the whole mount preparation and mounted in slides with tamponed glycerine, with objective of quantification and evaluation of the myenteric neurons profile of caecum apical region and caecum basal region, reagent to these histochemical techniques.