A&P U: Urethra

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  1. Urethra
    a tube or duct which carries urine out of the body
  2. How long is the urethra in males?

    List the two component layers
    about 8 inches in length

    inner mucous layer and submucous layer
  3. How long is the urethra in females?

    List the three component layers
    about 1.5 inches in length

    inner mucous layer, submucous layer, outer muscular layer
  4. What is the function of the urethra in males?
    it is a passageway for urine and semen from the reproductive system
  5. What is the function of the urethra in females?
    it is a passageway for urine
  6. In males, where is the urethra located?
    from the urinary bladder to the head of the penis
  7. In females, where is the urethra located?
    from the urinary bladder to the vulva (outside opening)

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A&P U: Urethra
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2012-04-01 12:50:35
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