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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The canal that in most mammals carries off the urine from the bladder and in the male serves also as a genital duct. (plural)

Usage examples (13)
  • The bulbus urethrae being also a median structure, is occasionally found notched in the centre, and presenting a bifid appearance.
  • The commission also investigated claims that a gynaecologist at Natalspruit cut the urethrae of women on whom he performed hysterectomies.
  • The deep perinaeal fascia (triangular ligament) encloses between its two layers, C E, on either side of the urethra, the pudic artery, the artery of the bulb, Cowper's glands,...
  • Fig. 10, Plate 58, exhibits a lateral view of the muscular parts which surround the membranous portion of the urethra and the prostate; a, the membranous urethra embraced by... for more
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