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“urethra” in British English

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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)

“urethra” in American English

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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)