The urethral striated sphincter in adult male rat

  title={The urethral striated sphincter in adult male rat},
  author={Anne-Sophie Bi{\'e}rinx and Alain S{\'e}bille},
  journal={Anatomy and Embryology},
This study reports the morphology of the urethral sphincter in adult male rats, mainly the histological aspects, the features of the endplates, and the heavy myosin chain distribution in the striated fibres. First, the prostate is entirely out of the striated sphincter, which is surprising when compared to man. Second, the urethral striated sphincter consists of two lateral fascicles separated by an anterior and a posterior strip of connective tissue, which extend from the prostatic urethra (i… CONTINUE READING
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