trans·​ure·​thral | \ ˌtran(t)s-yu̇-ˈrē-thrəl How to pronounce transurethral (audio) , ˌtranz-\

Definition of transurethral

: passing through or performed by way of the urethra transurethral prostatectomy

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In the surgical procedure known as transurethral resection, 70% to 80% of men generally get a condition called retrograde ejaculation, also called dry orgasm, says Dr. McVary. Laura Johannes, WSJ, "New Procedure Looks Promising for Men With Enlarged Prostates," 23 Apr. 2017

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1933, in the meaning defined above

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trans·​ure·​thral | \ -yu̇-ˈrē-thrəl How to pronounce transurethral (audio) \

Medical Definition of transurethral

: passing through or performed by way of the urethra transurethral prostatectomy

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