membranous urethra

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membranous urethra

[′mem‚brə·nəs yu̇′rē·thrə]
(anatomy)
The part of the urethra between the two facial layers of the urogenital diaphragm.
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The skin incision was made in the median perineal line, and the membranous portion of the urethra opened as close to the prostate as possible.
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