A&P MRS: Urethra

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A&P MRS: Urethra
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2012-04-07 20:27:21
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A&P MRS: Urethra
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  1. Urethra: contains three divisions

    pro______

    membranous

    pen___ (spongy)
    prostatic

    penile
  2. Where is the urethra located?
    from the base of the urinary bladder to the head of the penis

    this is the terminal part of the male duct system
  3. What is the function of the urethra?
    it is a dual passageway for urine and reproductive fluid (semen)

    urination

    ejaculation
  4. Can urination and ejaculation occur at the same time in males?
    never! unless there is a pathological reason for it :P
  5. Urethritis
    inflammation of the urethra

    shutdown or closure of urethra and retained urine in the bladder

    in males usually gonococcus

    in females usually accompanies cystitis

    aka stricture of urethra

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