ureter


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u·re·ter

 (yo͝o-rē′tər, yo͝or′ĭ-tər)
n.
The long, narrow duct that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder or cloaca.

[New Latin ūrētēr, from Greek ourētēr, from ourein, to urinate.]

u·re′ter·al, u′re·ter′ic (yo͝or′ĭ-tĕr′ĭk) adj.

ureter

(jʊˈriːtə)
n
(Anatomy) the tube that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder or cloaca
[C16: via New Latin from Greek ourētēr, from ourein to urinate]
uˈreteral, ureteric adj

u•re•ter

(yʊˈri tər)

n.
a duct that conveys urine from a kidney to the bladder in mammals or to the cloaca in other vertebrates.
[1570–80; < New Latin < Greek urinate]
u•re′ter•al, u•re•ter•ic (ˌyʊər ɪˈtɛr ɪk) adj.

u·re·ter

(yo͝o-rē′tər, yo͝or′ĭ-tər)
Either of two long, narrow ducts that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladderureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary apparatus, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
Translations

ureter

[jʊəˈriːtəʳ] Nuréter m

ureter

nHarnleiter m, → Ureter m (spec)

ureter

[jʊəˈriːtəʳ] n (Anat) → uretere m

u·re·ter

n. uréter, uno de los conductos que llevan la orina del riñón a la vejiga.

ureter

n uréter m
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The left terminal ureter tapered abruptly, medial to the bladder diverticulum.
Small subepithelial inflammatory cysts in the renal pelvis and/or ureter characterize pyeloureteritis and ureteritis cystica, respectively.
Ureteroscopy is a minimal invasive intervention by which a flexible endoscope is passed through the urethra into the ureter to capture stones and/or stone fragments.
The function of the kidneys is to remove waste products from the blood and transfer them to the ureter which ultimately carries them to the bladder from where they leave the body.