What does meatus mean?

Definitions for meatus
miˈeɪ təsmea·tus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meatusnoun

    a natural body passageway

Wiktionary

  1. meatusnoun

    A tubular opening or passage in the body.

    The urinary meatus is the opening of the urethra, situated on the glans penis in males, and in the vulva in females.

  2. Etymology: From meatus.

Wikipedia

  1. Meatus

    In anatomy, a meatus (, mee-AY-təs), plural "meatus" or "meatuses", is a natural body opening or canal.

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  1. meatus

    A meatus is a natural opening, passage or channel within the body. It usually refers to a tube-like structure in human anatomy used for the passage of fluids. For example, the auditory meatus is the opening in the ear leading to the eardrum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meatus

    a natural passage or canal; as, the external auditory meatus. See Illust. of Ear

  2. Etymology: [L., a going, passage, fr. meare to go.]

Wikidata

  1. Meatus

    In anatomy, a meatus is a natural body opening or canal. Examples include: ⁕the external acoustic meatus, the opening of the ear canal ⁕The internal auditory meatus, a canal in the temporal bone of the skull ⁕the urinary meatus, which is the opening of the urethra, situated on the glans penis in males, and in the vulva in females ⁕the superior meatus, middle meatus and inferior meatus of the nose

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Meatus

    mē-ā′tus, n. a passage or canal, as the urethral meatus.—adj. Meā′tal.—n. Meat′oscope, an instrument for examining the urethral or other meatus. [L. meātusmeāre, to go.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meatus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meatus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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