Definition of sphincteric in English:

sphincteric

adjective

Anatomy
  • See sphincter

    • ‘Progestational hormones also affect the force of contraction of the sphincteric muscle and various gastrointestinal hormones may do so as well.’
    • ‘If technical guidelines are rigorously followed, the feared complications associated with surgical procedures, such as anal stricture and sphincteric injuries, are largely reduced.’
    • ‘Accompanying sensory and sphincteric symptoms are also common.’
    • ‘Eighty-five percent of the patients had intrinsic sphincteric deficiency, while 15 percent had genuine stress urinary incontinence.’
    • ‘Generally, the treatments for sphincteric weakness include pelvic floor exercises, injections of a bulking agent, or an artificial urinary sphincter.’

Pronunciation

sphincteric

/sfɪŋkˈtɛrɪk/