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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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MRI may also reveal an ectopic ureter draining into the seminal vesicle, which is often difficult to identify with other imaging techniques.
One congenital cause is the ectopic ureter, which is 2-12 times more common in females than males (2).
"In puppies, one of the causes for urinary incontinence is an ectopic ureter (ureters are tubes that connect your dog's kidneys to her bladder).
Single ectopic ureter: diagnostic value of contrast vaginography.
Case Report: a Clinical Approach in a Dog with Unilateral and Intramural Ectopic Ureter with Combined Surgical Techniques
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has a superior soft tissue contrast and shows better the connection between the ectopic ureter and the seminal vesicle.
Duplex collecting systems are one of the most commonly encountered anomalies of upper urinary system and can be seen with anomalies like ectopic ureter, ureterocele, and vesicoureteral reflux but can also present as a normal functioning kidney with complete or partial duplication.
(8) Of these, urinary incontinence is more common in women than in men who have dysplastic kidneys with an ectopic ureter. (9) Symptomatic renal dysplasia can be further investigated by renal ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and magnetic resonance urography.
This is a condition called Ectopic Ureter and is really quite rare.
Nephric duct-specific inactivation of Gata3 leads to ectopic ureter budding as a result of premature nephric duct cell differentiation and loss of Ret receptor expression, leading to urogenital malformations such as kidney dysplasia, duplex systems, as well as vas deferens hyperplasia and uterine agenesis.
We report an eight year old girl with triad of complete agenesis of bladder and urethra, solitary functioning left kidney and an ectopic ureter opening into the vagina.
(5-7) Additionally, one of the most satisfying applications is in the diagnosis and therapy of the single-system ectopic ureter in girls presenting with urinary incontinence.