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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  


a. uretral, rel. a la uretra;
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adj uretral
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A urethral diverticulum is defined as an abnormal outpouching of the urethral mucosa into the adjacent tissue.
Differential diagnosis typically comprises urethral diverticulum (84%), leiomyoma (7%), vaginal wall inclusion cyst (6%), Skene's gland cyst or abscess, urethral prolapse, urethral caruncle, and primary neoplasm (squamous cell carcinoma, urothelial carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma).
Limited reports of urethral diverticulum in goats and kids are available in literature (Fuller et al., 1992; Karras et al., 1992).
(8) Transvaginal mesh slings should not be used in women with urethral diverticulum, urethrovaginal fistula, urethral injury, or prior transvaginal mesh complication (such as pain or mesh erosion).
[5] Benign aetiologies include urethral caruncles, Skene's gland abscess/cysts, mucosal prolapse, ectopic ureterocoele, urethral diverticulum, vaginal wall cysts, Gartner's duct cysts, leiomyomas and hamartomas.
(13) Skene gland cysts and abscesses are precursors to urethral diverticula; rupture into the lumen of the urethra results in a urethral diverticulum.
Temizsoylu, "Penile urethral diverticulum in a kid: short communication," Ankara Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi, vol.
There was no incidence of urethral stricture, urethral diverticulum or any other major complication during the follow up.
Pelvic organ prolapse beyond the hymen, suspected genitourinary fistula, urethral diverticulum.
There were no erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, and other urinary problems as well as urethral diverticulum postoperatively.
Carcinoma of the urethral diverticulum is an aggressive and uncommon affliction with a poor outcome.