[ buhl-boh-yoo-ree-thruh l ]
/ ˌbʌl boʊ yʊˈri θrəl /

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

of or relating to the rounded mass of tissue surrounding the urethra at the root of the penis.

Nearby words

  1. bulblet,
  2. bulbo-,
  3. bulboid,
  4. bulboid corpuscle,
  5. bulbospinal,
  6. bulbous,
  7. bulbous bougie,
  8. bulbous buttercup,
  9. bulbously,
  10. bulbul

Origin of bulbourethral

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Medicine definitions for bulbourethral


[ bŭl′bō-yu-rēthrəl ]


Relating to the bulbus penis and the urethra.

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