rectococcygeus muscle

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rec·to·coc·cyg·e·us mus·cle

(rek'tō-kok-sij'ē-ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
A band of smooth muscle fibers passing from the posterior surface of the rectum to the anterior surface of second or third coccygeal segment.
Synonym(s): musculus rectococcygeus [TA] , rectococcygeal muscle.
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