meatus

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meatus

[mē′ād·əs]
(anatomy)
A natural opening or passage in the body.
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Differently from the paper of Wylie and Payne, a permanent urinary meatus was created in the perineum after penile amputation, as distal as possible from the anus to avoid faecal contamination and urine scalding.
First we explored the urethra with the 12th urethral bougie; the urethral stricture was about 10 cm from the urinary meatus and the bougie could not pass through the stricture (Fig.
Per vaginal examination demonstrated a tough, thick fibromuscular elastic septum at the vestibular region just cranial to the urinary meatus. These findings were confirmed to arrive at a diagnosis of persistent hymen using vaginal speculum (Fig.