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Meatus

English

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Etymology

From Latin me?tus ("a course, passing").

Pronunciation

Noun

meatus (plural meatus or meatuses)

  1. (anatomy) 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.

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Latin

Etymology

Perfect passive participle of me? ("go, pass").

Pronunciation

Noun

me?tus m (genitive me?t?s); fourth declension

  1. (poetic) movement, course
  2. a path, passage

Declension

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative me?tus me?t?s
Genitive me?t?s me?tuum
Dative me?tu? me?tibus
Accusative me?tum me?t?s
Ablative me?t? me?tibus
Vocative me?tus me?t?s

Descendants

  • English: meatus
  • Italian: meato

Participle

me?tus (feminine me?ta, neuter me?tum); first/second-declension participle

  1. gone, passed, traversed, having been passed.

Declension

First/second-declension adjective.

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