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urethranoun [C]

uk   /jʊəˈriː.θrə/  us   /jʊˈriː.θrə/ (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.
(Definition of urethra from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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urethranoun [C]

 us   /jʊˈri·θrə/ medical
a tube in mammals that carries urine out of the body, and also carries sperm in males
(Definition of urethra from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “urethra”
in Spanish uretra…
in Vietnamese niệu đạo…
in Malaysian uretra…
in Thai ท่อปัสสาวะ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尿道…
in Indonesian uretra, saluran kemih bagian luar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尿道…
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