dilator muscle

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di·la·tor mus·cle

[TA]
a muscle that opens an orifice or dilates the lumen of an organ; it is the dilating or opening component of a pylorus (the other component is the sphincter muscle).
Synonym(s): musculus dilatator [TA]
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di·la·tor mus·cle

(dī'lā-tŏr mŭs'ĕl) [TA]
A muscle that opens an orifice or dilates the lumen of an organ; it is the dilating or opening component of a pylorus (the other component is the sphincter muscle).
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