noun, plural u·re·thrae [yoo-ree-three] /yʊˈri θri/, u·re·thras. Anatomy.
Origin of urethra
Examples from the Web for urethra
Contemporary Examples of urethra
In both cases, one of the frequent complications can be the stricture of the urethra.Ayatollah Khamenei’s Cancer Scare
September 20, 2014
“For some people, life is just one long, hard kick in the urethra,” BoJack tells Charlie Rose.'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix
August 22, 2014
On a little reflection, though, the urethra as an object of erotic attention makes some sense.
So it turns out the urethra, which can be a source of great pain, can also bring great pleasure.
After all, the urethra is best known as a medical entity because of the painful, burning condition called urethritis.
Historical Examples of urethra
Obliteration of a portion of the Urethra, remedied by an operation.
Care must be taken not to go past the urethra at either side.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
Instances are also on record where these larvæ have been discharged from the urethra.Insects and Diseases
Rennie W. Doane
It is situated just at, or a trifle behind the orifice of the urethra.Fruits of Philosophy
It will then be seen that the urethra is carried forward nearly an inch.
noun plural -thrae (-θriː) or -thras
Word Origin for urethra
"canal through which urine is discharged from the bladder," 1630s, from Late Latin urethra, from Greek ourethra "the passage for urine," coined by Hippocrates from ourein "to urinate," from ouron (see urine).