Female urethral meatus

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Medical Definition of Female urethral meatus

Female urethral meatus: The urethra is the transport tube leading from the bladder to discharge urine outside the body. In females the urethra is shorter than in the male. The meatus (opening) of the female urethra is above the vaginal opening, as indicated here:

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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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