Translation of sphincter in Spanish:


esfínter, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsfɪŋktər//ˈsfɪŋktə/


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    esfínter masculine
    • Then your brain tells your pelvic floor muscles to relax and your sphincter (the opening at the neck of your bladder) to open.
    • It is girdled by the external anal sphincter, a striated muscle structure that is part of the pelvic floor musculature.
    • This rapidly closes the duodenal sphincter to contain the stomach contents.
    • This smooth muscle is the involuntary sphincter of the posterior urethra in the male.
    • Anal manometry is performed to assess the anal sphincter, pelvic floor, and associated nerves.