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urinary system
adult human urinary system

urinary system

n.
The bodily system consisting of the organs that produce, collect, and eliminate urine and including the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra.
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urinary system

The kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urinary system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urineurinary system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
excretory organ, urinary organ - an organ that separates waste substances from the blood and discharges them
genital system, reproductive system - organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
urinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine
ureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
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Translations

u·ri·nar·y syst·em

n. sistema urinario, órganos y conductos que participan en la producción y excreción de la orina.
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