ureter

[yoo-ree-ter]
noun Anatomy, Zoology.
a muscular duct or tube conveying the urine from a kidney to the bladder or cloaca.

Origin:
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)
 
n
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]
 
u'reteral
 
adj
 
ureteric
 
adj

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ureter u·re·ter (yu-rē'tər, yur'ĭ-tər)
n.
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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ureters [(yoor-uh-tuhrz, yoo-ree-tuhrz)]

The tubes that carry urine from each kidney to the urinary bladder.

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Example sentences
Urine flows from each kidney, through tubes called ureters, and into the
  bladder.
Urine flows from the kidney through the ureters into the urinary bladder where
  it is temporarily stored.
The ureters that drain urine from the kidneys are attached to one end of the
  bowel segment.
From the kidneys, urine flows from through thin tubes called ureters into the
  bladder.
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