orificium urethrae externum -->
external urethral orifice
medical dictionary

The slitlike opening of the urethra in the glans penis, the external orifice of the urethra (in the female) in the vestibule, usually upon a slight elevation, the papilla urethrae.

Synonyms: ostium urethrae externum, external opening of urethra, meatus urinarius, orificium urethrae externum.

(05 Mar 2000)