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  • noun anatomy The group of fibers that form a sling for the rectum.


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  • It was 2:30 A.M. Sunday and Ivan, drawing on a clinical question posed in Snell about the correlation between incontinence and inadvertent destruction of the puborectalis muscle during surgery, was once more availing himself of Table 28’s fully hemisectioned pelvis.

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