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 results showed that ultrasonography was quite good for identifying ureteroliths (stones in the ureter causing blockage).
They can be found anywhere in the urinary tract, from the kidneys and the ureter to the bladder.
Our study showed that in Group 1, 35% stones were located in upper third of ureter, 20% stones were located in middle third and 45% stones were located in lower third of ureter whereas in Group 2, 27% stones were located in upper third of ureter, 33% stones were located in middle third and 40% stones were located in lower third of ureter.
Further evaluation and tracking of the object revealed it to be the left ureter extending into the inguinal canal.
Urinary collecting system ruptures are uncommon and are often due to distal obstructive conditions such as urinary stones or external mass pressure to the ureter. However, in the literature, spontaneous non-traumatic urinary collecting system ruptures with perinephric fluid extravasation without distal obstructive causes have been reported (1,2).
set for retrograde internal stenting of the ureter for special purposes.
Two years later, the patient reported blood in her urine and underwent a computed tomography scan, which revealed an obstructed left ureter that had caused injury to the left kidney.
Aneurysms have been reported to cause acute renal failure by mechanically compressing the ureter (3).
The primary retroperitoneal organs are the adrenal glands, kidneys, ureter, the abdominal aorta, inferior vena cava and their branches.
Given the anatomical location of kidneys, structures at risk of nontarget thermal injury can include the duodenum, colon, small bowel, pancreas, adrenal gland, psoas muscle, and ureter (3).
Objective: To estimate the occurrence of "difficult ureter" where stenting was performed as a preliminary step for passive ureteric dilatation before second ureterorenoscopy and to create awareness of the incidence of this abnormality in our setting.
One congenital cause is the ectopic ureter, which is 2-12 times more common in females than males (2).