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noun rec·to·coc·cyg·e·us \ˌrek-tō-käk-ˈsij-ē-əs\
plural rec·to·coc·cyg·ei \-ē-ˌī\

Medical Definition of RECTOCOCCYGEUS

:  a band of smooth muscle extending from the coccyx to the posterior wall of the rectum and serving to retract and elevate the rectum


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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