urethral caruncle

n.

A small, fleshy, sometimes painful growth on the mucous membrane, usually occurring at the meatus of the female urethra.

Nearby words

  1. ureters,
  2. urethane,
  3. urethr-,
  4. urethra,
  5. urethral artery,
  6. urethral crest,
  7. urethral gland,
  8. urethral groove,
  9. urethral hematuria,
  10. urethral papilla


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