Urethra

Urethra (urethra) carries urine accumulated in the bladder out of the body. Are there differences between male and female urethra. The section of the urethra, which anneals to the bladder, is called the neck of the bladder.

In the female urethra is a length of about 3-5 cm, while the male is much longer. It is a long 20 to 22 cm.

On it are recognizable three parts:

  1. Prostatic – urethra passes through the prostate, is a length of 2.5 cm
  2. The middle part of the urethra, a length of 1.2 cm, is also called membranózníuretra it passes muscular and fibrous septum between the labia bones
  3. Penile – part of the urethra through penis

Construction of the urethra

Urethra creates in its part closer to the bladder smooth muscle will uninfluenced, which creates a sphincter, the sphincter, the bladder (m. Sphinctervesicae), while the lower part is composed of striated, will impressionable muscles, which creates sphincter – m. sphincterurethrae. It is therefore very active arrest. Urethral pathology can be detected using optical methods urethroscopy.

Sicknesses of this body part:

Incontinence

Incontinence

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Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis

Description glomerulonephritis It is a disease of the kidneys, more specifically glomerular,which are microscopic bodies stored in the kidney is responsible for filtering the blood. It is more or less a general term, because types of glomerulonephritis, differing mainly in…

Stress Incontinence

Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence is the unintentional or uncontrollable leakage of urine. In other words, the inability to control your urge to urinate in certain circumstances. It is a serious and embarrassing disorder, which can lead to social isolation. Stress incontinence typically…