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Noun: ureter  yûr-i-tu(r) or yû'ree-tu(r)
  1. Either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder

Derived forms: ureters

Type of: canal, channel, duct, epithelial duct

Part of: apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary apparatus, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urinary tract, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system

Encyclopedia: Ureter