Meatus urinarius

meatus urinarius --> external urethral orifice

The slitlike opening of the urethra in the glans penis, the external orifice of the urethra (in the female) in the vestibule, usually upon a slight elevation, the papilla urethrae.

Synonym: ostium urethrae externum, external opening of urethra, meatus urinarius, orificium urethrae externum.

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