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Is an orgasm an involuntary muscle contraction of the smooth muscle tissue?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Sort of: Orgasm is a complex reaction that causes, among other things, certain smooth muscle fibers (vagina/uterus) to have rhythmic contractions. Not every smooth muscle contraction is due to an orgasm.
Last updated Nov 24, 2018

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