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MP term:abnormal urethra morphology
Synonym: abnormal urogenital canal morphology
Synonym: urethra abnormalities
Synonym: urethra dysplasia
MP id: MP:0000537
Definition: any structural anomaly of the fibromuscular tubular canal through which urine is discharged from the bladder to the exterior via the external urinary meatus; in males, the urethra is joined by the ejaculatory ducts and serves as a passageway for semen during ejaculation, as well as a canal for urine during voiding; in females, the urethra is shorter and emerges above the vaginal opening
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-arenal/urinary system phenotype
                is-aabnormal renal/urinary system morphology
                        is-aabnormal internal urethral orifice morphology
                        is-aabnormal kidney morphology +
                        is-aabnormal penis morphology +
                        is-aabnormal ureter morphology +
                        is-aabnormal ureteropelvic junction morphology +
                        is-aabnormal ureterovesical junction morphology +
                        is-aabnormal urethra morphology [MP:0000537] (34 genotypes, 40 annotations)
                                is-aabnormal external urethral orifice morphology +
                                is-aabnormal female urethra morphology +
                                is-aabnormal male urethra morphology +
                                is-aabnormal urethra urothelium morphology
                                is-aabnormal urethral crest morphology +
                                is-aabnormal urethral gland morphology +
                                is-aabsent urethra
                                is-arectourethral fistula
                                is-asmall urethra
                                is-aurethra atresia
                                is-aurethra obstruction
                                is-aurethra stricture
                                is-aurethrovaginal fistula
                        is-aabnormal urinary bladder morphology +
                        is-aabnormal urinary system development +
                        is-aabnormal urothelium morphology +
                        is-apersistent cloaca
                        is-aurolithiasis +

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