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Anatomical sphincter

Introduction: Anatomical sphincter

Description of Anatomical sphincter

Anatomical sphincter: a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Broader terms for Anatomical sphincter

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Hierarchical classifications of Anatomical sphincter

The following list attempts to classify Anatomical sphincter into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • muscle,musculus
  • contractile organ,contractor
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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