navicular fossa of spongiose part of urethra

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The dilated terminal portion of the male spongy urethra located in the glans penis right before the external urethral orifice, also referred to as the most distal pendulous urethra; it is lined by stratified squamous, non-keratinizing epithelium; during development, the glans of the penis is initially solid but cannulates to give rise to the navicular fossa. [ MP:anna MP:0011838 ]

Synonyms: fossa navicularis of urethra navicular fossa navicular fossa of urethra fossa navicularis urethrae (pars spongiosa, urethra masculina) fossa navicularis urethrae

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