Definition of Urethral sphincter

1. Noun. A striated sphincter muscle that constricts the urethra.

Exact synonyms: Musculus Sphincter Urethrae
Group relationships: Urethra
Generic synonyms: Anatomical Sphincter, Sphincter, Sphincter Muscle



Definition of Urethral sphincter

1. Noun. (anatomy) The collective name for the muscles used to control the flow of urine from the urinary bladder. These muscles surround the urethra, so that when they contract, the urethra is closed. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Urethral Sphincter

urethral dilation
urethral fever
urethral glands
urethral haematuria
urethral lacuna
urethral neoplasms
urethral obstruction
urethral openings
urethral orifice
urethral pressure profile
urethral sphincter (current term)
urethral stricture
urethral syndrome
urethral valves
urethralgia
urethras
urethrectomy
urethremorrhagia
urethrism
urethritides
urethritis
urethritis petrificans
urethritis venerea
urethritises

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