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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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The differential diagnosis for these lesions is extensive and includes urethral caruncle, urethral prolapse, urethral diverticulum, periurethral gland abscesses and, of most concern, urethral carcinoma.
Pokorny said she suspects this configuration raises the risk of urethral prolapse later in life.
10] The differential diagnosis of a prolapsing cecoureterocele in newborns includes epidermal inclusion cyst, Skene's duct cyst, urethral prolapse, and sarcoma botrioides.
MIAMI BEACH -- Medical treatment of pediatric urethral prolapse is much more successful if it is prolonged beyond the traditional 2 weeks because it can significantly reduce the need for surgical intervention, Dr.
The mucosa becomes edematous and is exposed to bacteria, leading to urethral prolapse with urethral mucosa protruding onto the vulva, he said at an ob.