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Definition of Female urethral opening

Female urethral opening: The external opening of the transport tube that leads from the bladder to discharge urine outside the body in a female. The urethra in a female is shorter than the urethra in the male. The meatus (opening) of the female urethra is below the clitoris and just above the opening of the vagina.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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