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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.
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Adj.1.urethral - of or relating to the urethraurethral - of or relating to the urethra  
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ure·thral

a. uretral, rel. a la uretra;
___ cathetercatéter ___;
___ dilationdilatación ___;
___ dischargedescarga ___;
___ obstructionobstrucción ___;
___ procedureprocedimiento ___;
___ strictureestrechez ___;
___ suspensionsuspensión ___;
___ syndromesíndrome ___.

urethral

adj uretral
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Objective: Posterior urethral strictures are difficult cases to treat for urologists.
Mechanical/anatomical causes include urethral stenosis, foreign objects, bladder stones, constipation, urethral cancer, uterine fibroids, bladder-neck obstruction, pelvic organ prolapse, cervical cancer and antiincontinence surgery (Table 1).
Dr Pieter Groenendijk Wins $150,000 Grant to Support his Research in Understanding Urethral Pressure Variations During Filling Cystometry
To determine whether the risk for infection is higher in boys with a visible urethral meatus, researchers looked at a cross-section of 393 boys who visited an emergency department with symptoms of a possible urinary tract infection.
Transobturator urethral suspension: mini-invasive procedure in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women].
Urethral calculi are already an uncommon entity and giant calculi in the urethra are extremely rare.
He had no difficulty or pain during micturation and had no history of trauma or prior urethral instrumentation.
ATLANTA -- Urethritis is relatively common even in men reporting no urethral symptoms, according to study findings suggesting that routine genital examination may help diagnose unsuspected sexually transmitted diseases.