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Descriptor English:   Urethra 
Descriptor Spanish:   Uretra 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Uretra 
Synonyms English:   External Urethral Sphincter
External Urethral Sphincters
External Urinary Sphincter
External Urinary Sphincters
Internal Urethral Sphincter
Internal Urethral Sphincters
Internal Urinary Sphincter
Internal Urinary Sphincters
Internal Vesical Sphincter
Internal Vesical Sphincters
Sphincter, External Urethral
Sphincter, External Urinary
Sphincter, Internal Urethral
Sphincter, Internal Urinary
Sphincter, Internal Vesical
Sphincter, Urethral
Urethral Sphincter
Urethral Sphincter, External
Urethral Sphincters
Urinary Sphincter, External
Urinary Sphincter, Internal
Vesical Sphincter, Internal  
Tree Number:   A05.360.444.492.726
Definition English:   A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with URETER, especially in Romance language: see note on URETER; inflammation = URETHRITIS
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   14919 
Unique Identifier:   D014521 

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