meatus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin meātus (a course, passing).

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Noun[edit]

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.
  2. plural form of meatus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of meō (go, pass).

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Noun[edit]

meātus m (genitive meātūs); fourth declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative meātus meātūs
genitive meātūs meātuum
dative meātuī meātibus
accusative meātum meātūs
ablative meātū meātibus
vocative meātus meātūs

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Participle[edit]

meātus m (feminine meāta, neuter meātum); first/second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative meātus meāta meātum meātī meātae meāta
genitive meātī meātae meātī meātōrum meātārum meātōrum
dative meātō meātae meātō meātīs meātīs meātīs
accusative meātum meātam meātum meātōs meātās meāta
ablative meātō meātā meātō meātīs meātīs meātīs
vocative meāte meāta meātum meātī meātae meāta