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Urethra MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Urethra
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.492.726
A05.810.876
Unique ID
D014521
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014521
Annotation
do not confuse with URETER, especially in Romance language: see note on URETER; inflammation = URETHRITIS
Scope Note
A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.
Entry Term(s)
External Urethral Sphincter
External Urinary Sphincter
Internal Urethral Sphincter
Internal Urinary Sphincter
Internal Vesical Sphincter
Urethral Sphincters
NLM Classification #
WJ 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Urethra Preferred
Internal Urinary Sphincter Narrower
Urethral Sphincters Narrower
External Urinary Sphincter Narrower
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