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 next 2 hypotheses suggest that ureteral NETs are derived either from neuroendocrine cells normally residing in the ureter (which has not been demonstrated yet) or from neural crest cells abnormally entrapped during embryonic migration.