noun Anatomy, Zoology.
a muscular duct or tube conveying the urine from a kidney to the bladder or cloaca.

1570–80; < Neo-Latin < Greek ourētḗr, equivalent to ourē- (verbid stem of oureîn to urinate) + -tēr noun suffix

ureteral, ureteric [yoor-i-ter-ik] , adjective
postureteral, adjective
postureteric, adjective
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ureter (jʊˈriːtə)
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]

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ureter u·re·ter (yu-rē'tər, yur'ĭ-tər)
The long narrow duct that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder.

u·re'ter·al or u're·ter'ic (yur'ĭ-těr'ĭk) adj.
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ureter   (y-rē'tər, yr'ĭ-tər)  Pronunciation Key 
Either of two long, narrow ducts that in vertebrates carry urine from each kidney to the urinary bladder.
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one of two ducts that transmit urine from each kidney to the bladder. Each ureter is a narrow tube that is about 12 inches (30 cm) long. A ureter has thick, contractile walls, and its diameter varies considerably at different points along its length. The tube emerges from each kidney, descends behind the abdominal cavity, and opens into the bladder. At its termination the ureter passes through the bladder wall in such a way that, as the bladder fills with urine, this terminal part of the ureter tends to close

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Example sentences
So to the eye, there might not even be a ureter as far as it is concerned.
The proximal portion of the diverticulum becomes the ureter.
The free border is convex, and is directed toward the ureter.
The renal pelvis, wide above and narrow below where it joins the ureter, is
  partly outside the renal sinus.
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