Latin definition for: sphincter, sphincteris


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. sphincter, muscle of the anus
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Biological, Medical, Body Parts
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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