Internal urethral orifice

The internal urethral orifice is the opening of the urinary bladder into the urethra. It is placed at the apex of the trigonum vesicae, in the most dependent part of the bladder, and is usually somewhat crescent-shaped; the mucous membrane immediately behind it presents a slight elevation in males, the uvula vesicae, caused by the middle lobe of the prostate.

Internal urethral orifice
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Urinary bladder
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The interior of bladder.
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Latinostium urethrae internum
TA98A08.3.01.028F
A08.3.01.027M
TA23424
FMA85264
Anatomical terminology

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1232 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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