renal pelvis

noun

Definition of renal pelvis

anatomy
:a funnel-shaped structure in each kidney through which urine is discharged into the ureter

First Known Use of renal pelvis

1757


Medical Dictionary

renal pelvis

noun

medical Definition of renal pelvis

:a funnel-shaped structure in each kidney that is formed at one end by the expanded upper portion of the ureter lying in the renal sinus and at the other end by the union of the calyxes of the kidney

Illustration of renal pelvis


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