urethral meatus


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urethral meatus

External opening of the urethra.
Synonym: urinary meatus; meatus urinarius
See also: meatus

Urethral meatus

This is the external opening of the urethra.
Mentioned in: Pelvic Exam
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We thought that incomplete foreskin retractability with a poorly visible urethral meatus may be associated with increased risk of urinary tract infection," Dr.
Hypospadias is a congenital malformation of the urethra in which external urethral meatus opens on the ventral surface of the penis and it is associated with absence of distal urethra and corpus spongiosum.
Measurements were taken from the bladder neck to the urethral meatus as well as from the external sphincter to the urethral meatus.
FAST TRACK Massage the anterior vaginal wall underneath the urethra; discharge or excretion of fluid from the external urethral meatus is pathognomonic
The Bartholin's glands and Skene's glands were without lesion, as was the external urethral meatus.
In this condition, the urethral meatus exits proximal to the glans penis as a result of failure of the urethral fold to unite over and cover the urethral groove during the first trimester of embryonal development (2).
Morton (1963) reported that the female urethral meatus is generally larger than the male urethral meatus and that visual judging of the meatal size is often inaccurate.
If the perforation involves the urethral meatus, the implant of penile prosthesis should be abandoned and postponed [6].
Vaginal examination revealed oedematous and inflamed vaginal walls, lacerated wound in the anterior vaginal wall and urethral meatus is erythematous.
1 In this condition the urethral meatus is situated on the ventral surface of the penis, from just below the tip of glans to the perineum in severe cases.
Regarding the shape of the external urethral meatus, after TIP urethroplasty, vertically positioned and rounded external urethral meatus was seen in 22 (73.