rectococcygeus

noun
rec·​to·​coc·​cyg·​e·​us | \ ˌrek-tō-käk-ˈsij-ē-əs How to pronounce rectococcygeus (audio) \
plural rectococcygei\ -​ē-​ˌī How to pronounce rectococcygeus (audio) \

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

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“Rectococcygeus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rectococcygeus. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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