Definition of Musculus sphincter ductus choledochi

1. Noun. The smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct.




Medical Definition of Musculus sphincter ductus choledochi

1. Smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct immediately proximal to the hepatopancreatic ampulla; it is this sphincter that controls the flow of bile in the duodenum. Synonym: musculus sphincter ductus choledochi, Boyden's sphincter, choledochal sphincter, sphincter muscle of common bile duct. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Sphincter Ductus Choledochi

musculus semispinalis thoracis
musculus semitendinosus
musculus serratus anterior
musculus serratus magnus
musculus serratus posterior
musculus serratus posterior inferior
musculus serratus posterior superior
musculus skeleti
musculus soleus
musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus
musculus sphincter
musculus sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticae
musculus sphincter ani
musculus sphincter ani externus
musculus sphincter ani internus
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi (current term)
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici
musculus sphincter pupillae
musculus sphincter pylori
musculus spinalis
musculus spinalis capitis
musculus spinalis cervicis
musculus spinalis colli
musculus spinalis dorsi
musculus spinalis thoracis

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