Definition of muscularis in English:

muscularis

noun

Histology Anatomy
  • 1The smooth muscle of the wall of the gastrointestinal tract and other tubular or hollow organs; a layer of such muscle; the tunica media of a muscular artery. More fully "muscularis externa", "muscularis propria".

  • 2= muscularis mucosaerare.

Origin

Late 19th century. From German Muscularis, use as noun of post-classical Latin muscularis muscular, probably after scientific Latin tunica muscularis muscular coat.

Pronunciation

muscularis

/ˌmʌskjʊˈlɑːrɪs/