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meatus

play
noun, me·a·tus \mē-ˈā-təs\

Definition of meatus

plural meatuses play \-tə-səz\ or meatus \-ˈā-təs, -ˌtüs\

  1. :  a natural body passage



Origin of meatus

Late Latin, from Latin, going, passage, from meare to go — more at permeate


First Known Use: 1580

Rhymes with meatus


Medical Dictionary

meatus

play
noun me·atus \mē-ˈāt-əs\

Medical Definition of meatus

plural meatuses \-ə-səz\play or meatus \-ˈāt-əs, -ˈā-ˌtüs\play

  1. :  a natural body passage :  canal, duct




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