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Medical Term:

male urethra


Definition: a canal about 20-cm long that opens at the extremity of the glans penis; except for the intramural and upper prostatic parts, it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine; components include the intramural, prostatic, intermediate, and spongy urethrae.

Synonym(s): urethra masculinaTA, urethra virilis