Pharyngeal muscles

Type:Term

Definitions
1. muscular layer of the pharyngeal wall. In contrast with the muscular coats of the rest of the gastrointestinal tract (except the anal canal), that of the pharynx has an outer circular layer and an inner longitudinal layer.

Synonyms
muscular layer of pharynx , tunica muscularis pharyngis , muscle layer of pharynx , muscular coat of pharynx

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