Ureter meaning

yo͝o-rētər, yo͝orĭ-tər
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The long, narrow duct that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder or cloaca.
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A duct or tube that carries urine from a kidney to the bladder or cloaca.
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The long, narrow duct that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder or cloaca.
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Either of two long, narrow ducts that in vertebrates carry urine from each kidney to the urinary bladder.
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(anatomy) Either of the two long, narrow ducts that carry urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
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Origin of ureter

  • New Latin ūrētēr from Greek ourētēr from ourein to urinate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek οὐρητήρ (ourÄ“tÄ“r).

    From Wiktionary