Medical Dictionary


noun ure·ter \ˈyr-ət-ər, y-ˈrēt-ər\

Medical Definition of URETER

:  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

Illustration of URETER


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