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male membranous urethra (UBERON:0012302)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
epithelium of male urethra +  
female membranous urethra 
male membranous urethra 
the shortest, least dilatable, and, with the exception of the external orifice, the narrowest part of the male urethral canal located in the deep perineal pouch and lined by pseudostratified columnar epithelium; it extends downward and forward, with a slight anterior concavity, between the apex of the prostate and the bulb of the urethra, perforating the urogenital diaphragm below and behind the pubic symphysis; the membranous portion of the urethra is completely surrounded by the fibers of the sphincter urethrae membranaceae; on either side near its termination are the bulbourethral glands
male urethral gland +  
male urethral meatus 
mucosa of intermediate urethra 
mucosa of male urethra +  
prostatic urethra +  
spongiose part of urethra +  
wall of male urethra 

Broad Synonyms: membranous urethra
Related Synonyms: intermediate part of male urethra ;   pars intermedia urethrae masculinae ;   pars membranacea urethrae masculinae
Xrefs: FMA:19674 ;   MA:0002641 ;   Membranous:urethra ;   NCIT:C33091 ;   UMLS:C0458453 ; ;
Definition Sources: MGI:anna, MP:0011778

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