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Medical Term:

external urethral orifice


  1. the slitlike opening of the urethra in the glans penis;
  2. the external orifice of the urethra (in the female) in the vestibule, usually upon a slight elevation, the papilla urethrae.

Synonym(s): ostium urethrae externumTA, external urinary meatus, external opening of urethra, meatus urinarius, orificium urethrae externum

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