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Pleuroesophageal muscle

pleuroesophageal muscle pleu·ro·e·soph·a·ge·al muscle (plur’ō-ĭ-sŏf’ə-jē’əl)
Any of the muscular fasciculi that arise from the mediastinal pleura and reinforce the musculature of the esophagus.


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