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  • Didelphia, the alternative name of the group was given in allusion to the circumstance that the uterus has two separate openings; while other features are the inclusion of the openings of the alimentary canal and the urino-genital sinus in a common sphincter muscle, and the position of the scrotum in advance of the penis.
  • The sphincter of Oddi surrounds the ampulla and prevents reflux of duodenal contents into the pancreatic duct.
  • The spasm of the internal anal sphincter can also restrict the blood supply to the anal skin, which reduces its ability to heal.
  • Particular medicines can make GORD worse by relaxing the sphincter, e.g. diazepam.
  • If rupture of the sphincter occurs during delivery the woman is often left with permanent fecal incontinence, as well as other problems.

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