Boydens sphincter

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Boydens sphincter --> sphincter of common bile duct

smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct immediately proximal to the hepatopancreatic ampulla; it is this sphincter that controls the flow of bile in the duodenum.

Synonym: musculus sphincter ductus choledochi, boydens sphincter, choledochal sphincter, sphincter Muscle of common bile duct.