Origin and Etymology of urethra
Late Latin, from Greek ourēthra, from ourein to urinate
First Known Use: 1634See Words from the same year
URETHRA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of urethra for English Language Learners
medical : the tube through which urine moves from the bladder and out of the body and that in men and male animals is also the means by which semen leaves the body
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