rectourethralis muscle

rec·to·u·re·thra·lis mus·cle

(rek'tō-yŭr'ē-thrā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
Smooth muscle fibers that pass forward from the longitudinal muscle layer of the rectum to the membranous urethra in the male.
Synonym(s): musculus rectourethralis [TA] .
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Posterior reconstruction was first performed with a first bite taken from the 5-o'clock retrotrigonal area followed by periurethral rectourethralis muscle. The suture was pulled through until the interlocked loops abut with the tissue providing resistance, as a knot would.