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)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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