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intermediate part of male urethra

 

Definition: the shortest and narrowest portion of the male urethra, about 1 cm in length, extending from the prostate to the beginning of the urethra in the corpus spongiosum just beyond the bulb.

Synonym(s): pars intermedia urethrae masculinaeTA, membranous urethra, pars membranacea urethrae masculinae, membranous part of male urethra

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