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urinary meatus

Wednesday 21 March 2018


Definition: The urinary meatus, also known as the external urethral orifice, is the opening or meatus of the urethra. It is the point where urine exits the urethra in males and in females, and also where semen exits the urethra in males.

The meatus has varying degrees of sensitivity to touch. The meatus is located on the glans penis in males and in the vulval vestibule in females.


- urinary meatus anomalies
- urinary meatus diseases
- urinary meatus tumors

See also

- urethra