muscularis externa

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muscularis externa

[‚məs·kyə′lar·əs ek′stər·nə]
(histology)
The layer of the digestive tube consisting of smooth muscles.
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Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis as a duplication cyst of the colon with a inner lining by heterotropic gastric mucosa and outer serosal muscular coat [2].
The role of the striated sphincter, the rhabdosphincter, has received little attention, despite the fact that it forms a muscular coat that surrounds the urethra ventrally and laterally.
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