This is the endpoint of the urinary system.

Urine and other wastes start from kidney and then to the bladder prior to passing through the urethra

This tube connects the bladder to the outside of the body.

Control of excretion of urine is through the urethral sphincter.

Female Urethra

Is much short in women when compared to a male’s urethra.

Urethra is around 1-2 inches.

The urethra consists of three layers

1.) Muscular
2.) Erectile
3.) Mucous

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