a muscular duct or tube conveying the urine from a kidney to the bladder or cloaca.
- u·re·ter·al, u·re·ter·ic [yoor-i-ter-ik], /ˌyʊər ɪˈtɛr ɪk/, adjective
- post·u·re·ter·al, adjective
- post·u·re·ter·ic, adjective
- ureter , urethra
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How to use ureter in a sentence
Each ureter dilates at its lower end into an elongated wide tube, which continues to receive the ducts from the kidneys.
Analogy would certainly lead us to expect the ureter to serve in Ganoids as the vas deferens.
In the female Proteus, on the other hand, the separation into a Mllerian duct and a ureter is quite complete.
The lumen is not, as might be expected, completely circumscribed by the wall of the ureter, but only dorsally and to the sides.
The ureter (d), which has the same fundamental constitution as in the female.
British Dictionary definitions for ureter
the tube that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder or cloaca
- ureteral or ureteric (ˌjʊərɪˈtɛrɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for ureter
Either of two long, narrow ducts that in vertebrates carry urine from each kidney to the urinary bladder.
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