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urethra

noun [C]     /jʊəˈriː.θrə/ US  /juː-/ (plural urethras or specialized urethrae) specialized
the tube in most mammals that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. In males it also carries semen.Sexual and reproductive organsUrine and urinatingBodily fluids and their production
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