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ureter

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noun ure·ter \ˈyu̇r-ət-ər, yu̇-ˈrēt-ər\

Medical Definition of ureter

  1. :  either of the paired ducts that carry away urine from a kidney to the bladder or cloaca and that in humans are slender membranous epithelium-lined flat tubes about sixteen inches (41 centimeters) long which open above into the pelvis of a kidney and below into the back part of the same side of the bladder at a very oblique angle



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