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Female urinary tract

Female urinary tract

Overview

The female and male urinary tracts are relatively the same except for the length of the urethra.

Review Date 5/13/2021

Updated by: Brent Wisse, MD, Board Certified in Metabolism/Endocrinology, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.