Sexual Dictionary - letter U
a lesion of the skin or a
- Umbilical cord
the flexible cordlike structure connecting a
fetus at the abdomen with the
placenta and containing two umbilical
arteries and one vein that transport nutrients to the fetus and remove its
the original state of the penis before circumcision. See also
- Undescended testicle
a testicle that fails to move into the scrotum and has remained within
an abdominal position or the inguinal canal.
- Unicornuate uterus
anatomical condition of the uterus in which the uterus has only one uterine
horn formed instead of two. the condition increases the chance for abnormal
position of the
either of the paired ducts that carry away urine from a kidney to the
tube which connects the urinary bladder to the outside of the body. The
urethra has an excretory function in both sexes, to pass urine to the outside,
and also a reproductive function in the male, as a passage for
an inflammation of the urethra. Based on its causation the condition it
is classified as
- gonococcal urethritis - infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae. See
- non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU)
- infectious causes : infections with Chlamydia trachomatis,
Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma genitalium,
Trichomonas vaginalis, Herpes simplex virus, and
- non-infectious causes : urethral stricture, foreign bodies, trauma,
and various autoimmune and allergic conditions
- Urinary incontinence
involuntary loss of urine and unability to hold urine and prevent its
- Urinary tract
the path that urine takes as it leaves the body. It includes the kidneys,
bladder, and urethra.
- Urinary tract infection (UTIs)
an infection anywhere in the urinary tract, or organs that collect and
store urine and release it from the body. An infection occurs when microorganisms,
usually bacteria get into the urethra (opening to the urinary tract) and begin
to multiply. In females, the urethra is much shorter and closer to the anus
than in males. This is the reason why, in general, women are more prone to
UTIs than men. An urinary tract infection often causes frequent urination,
pain, burning when urinating, and sometime blood in the urine.
liquid containing body wastes secreted by the kidneys, transported by
the ureters, stored in the
bladder, and voided through the urethra.
- Urogenital system
the system that includes all organs involved in the production and excretion
of urine, together with the organs of reproduction.
sexual attraction to urine. People with urolagnia often like to urinate
in public, or urinate on, or be urinated on by, other people. Some like to
watch others doing these things.
the branch of medicine concerned with the urinary tract in both genders,
and with the genital tract or reproductive system in the male. The specialist
is called urologist.
- Uterine anomaly
a birth defect resulting in abnormal uterine shape. Includes
septate uterus, unicornuate uterus or
- Uterine prolapse
a condition in which the uterus has slipped from its normal position
and protrudes into, and sometimes out of, the
vagina May be caused by
childbirth, heavy lifting, obesity or
connective tissue disorders.
female reproductive organ in which the
egg implants, that houses and nourishes the developing
Also called womb.
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