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urethral stricture

noun [C or U] uk   /jʊəˌriː.θrəl ˈstrɪk.tʃə/ us    /jʊˈriː.θrəl ˈstrɪk.tʃər/ specialized
the situation when the urethra (= the channel that carries urine from the bladder) becomes abnormally narrow: Urethral stricture causes difficulty in passing urine.Disorders of the urinary system
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