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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 5/6/2019

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.