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urethral crest of male

 

Definition: a longitudinal fold on the posterior wall of the urethra extending from the uvula of the bladder through the prostatic urethra; prominent in its midportion is the seminal colliculus.

Synonym(s): crista urethralis masculinaeTA, crista phallica

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