|The male urethra laid open on its anterior (upper) surface.|
|Latin||pars spongiosa urethrae masculinae, pars cavernosa|
|Gray's||subject #256 1234|
Commencing below the inferior fascia of the urogenital diaphragm it passes forward and upward to the front of the symphysis pubis; and then, in the flaccid condition of the penis, it bends downward and forward.
It is narrow, and of uniform size in the body of the penis, measuring about 6 mm. in diameter; it is dilated behind, within the bulb, and again anteriorly within the glans penis, where it forms the fossa navicularis urethrae.
- Spongy+urethra at eMedicine Dictionary
- Cross section at UV pembody/body18b
- SUNY Labs 44:06-0104 - "The Male Pelvis: The Urethra"
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