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The tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. For men, the urethra also carries semen….


A lighted viewing instrument that is inserted into the urethra and advanced into the bladder.


A piece of synthetic mesh that is surgically placed to apply pressure to the urethra and improve continence….

urinary system

The system that removes wastes from the blood and expels them from the body in urine. It includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra….

urothelial cells

Cells that line parts of the urinary tract, such as where the kidney joins the ureter, in the ureter itself, in the bladder and in some parts of the urethra. This forms a watertight lining. Also called transitional cells….