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meatus

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noun me·a·tus \mē-ˈā-təs\

Definition of meatus

plural

meatuses

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meatus

\-ˈā-təs, -ˌtüs\
  1. :  a natural body passage



Origin and Etymology of meatus

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


First Known Use: 1580


Medical Dictionary

meatus

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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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