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female urethra

 

Definition: a canal about 4 cm long passing from the bladder, in close relation with the anterior wall of the vagina and having a long axis that parallels that of the vagina, opening in the vestibule of the vagina posterior to the clitoris and anterior to the vaginal orifice.

Synonym(s): urethra femininaTA, urethra muliebris

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