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u·re·thra

 (yo͝o-rē′thrə)
n. pl. u·re·thras or u·re·thrae (-thrē)
The canal through which urine is discharged from the bladder in most mammals and through which semen is discharged in the male.

[Late Latin ūrēthra, from Greek ourēthra, from ourein, to urinate.]

u·re′thral adj.

urethra

(jʊˈriːθrə)
n, pl -thrae (-θriː) or -thras
(Anatomy) the canal that in most mammals conveys urine from the bladder out of the body. In human males it also conveys semen
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek ourēthra, from ourein to urinate]
uˈrethral adj

u•re•thra

(yʊˈri θrə)

n., pl. -thrae (-thrē), -thras.
a duct that conveys urine from the bladder to the exterior and, in most male mammals, also conveys semen.
[1625–35; < Late Latin < Greek]
u•re′thral, adj.

u·re·thra

(yo͝o-rē′thrə)
The duct through which urine passes from the bladder to the outside of the body in most mammals and some fish and birds. In most male mammals, the urethra also releases sperm during reproduction.

urethra

The passage taking urine from the bladder to outside the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital ducturethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary apparatus, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
external orifice, urethral orifice - the orifice through which urine is discharged
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
penis, phallus, member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
musculus sphincter urethrae, urethral sphincter - a striated sphincter muscle that constricts the urethra
Translations
إحليل
uretra
uretro
میزراه
שופכה
mokraćna cijev
uretra
þvagrás
尿道
요도
urethra
šlaplė
urinebuis
močová rúra
sečnicauretra
urinrör
üretra
尿道

urethra

[jʊəˈriːθrə] N (urethras or urethrae (pl)) [jʊˈriːθriː]uretra f

urethra

nHarnröhre f, → Urethra f (spec)

urethra

[jʊəˈriːθrə] n (Anat) → uretra

ure·thra

n. uretra, canal o conducto urinario.

urethra

n uretra
References in periodicals archive ?
The length of membranous urethra on coronal endo-rectal MR image is an important predictor for urinary incontinence.
Men possess the membranous urethra, bulbourethral glands (Cowper's glands), and dorsal artery and nerve of the penis.
5% had rupture of the bulbar urethra and rest had injury to the membranous urethra (37.
23%), among which 20 were bulbous urethral injury (n=72) and 20 involved the membranous urethra.
In two procedures, fistula openings were visualized during endoscopy: one located in the membranous urethra (urethrorectal) and the other in the proximal bulbous urethra (urethrocutaneous).
47 ng/mL Aslan et al, 2006 (15) Seminal vesicle Severe perineal pain Remick & Kumar, 1984, Membranous urethra Dysuria discussed in (2) Murad et al, 1979 (8) Bulbar urethra Urinary symptoms Walker et al, 1983, Bulbar urethra Hematuria discussed in (3) Hicks et al, 1977, Bulbous urethra LUTS, hematuria discussed in (3) Heyderman et al, 1987, Bulbar urethra LUTS discussed in (3) Mostofi & Price, 1973, Bulbous urethra .
A type two injury is a disruption of the urethra above the urogenital diaphragm (UGD) in the prostatic urethra with the membranous urethra intact.