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Medical Term:

spongy urethra


the portion of the male urethra, about 15 cm in length, which traverses the corpus spongiosum.

Synonym(s): pars spongiosa urethrae masculinaeTA, pars cavernosa, penile urethra, spongy part of the male urethra

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