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External Meatus

Summary Information: External Meatus

External Meatus: The external meatus is the end point and the opening of the urethra to the outside of the body. The external meatus is the last point through which urine flows from the urethra out of the body. In males, semen also flows through the external meatus, which is located at the tip of the penis. In females, the external meatus is located in the female genitalia area. Together with the bladder, kidneys, ureters, and urethra, the external meatus forms a part of the urinary tract in the genitourinary system.

Conditions that afflict the external meatus include urethritis, hypospadias, epispadias, and dysuria.

Closely Related Organs: External Meatus

The following organs are closely related to the organ: External Meatus:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: External Meatus

The following conditions are related to the organ: External Meatus:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: External Meatus

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: External Meatus:

  • Dysuria (painful urinating)
  • Hematuria (bloody urine)
  • Change in urination pattern
  • Leakage of urine
  • Incontinence
  • Frequency

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External Meatus: Related Topics

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