Definitions for ureteryʊˈri tər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a duct that conveys urine from a kidney to the bladder in mammals or to the cloaca in other vertebrates.
Category: Anatomy, Zoology
Origin of ureter:
1570–80; < NL < Gk urinate
u•re′ter•alˌyʊər ɪˈtɛr ɪk(adj.)
u•re•ter•icˌyʊər ɪˈtɛr ɪk(adj.)
either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
Either of the two long, narrow ducts that carry urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
the duct which conveys the urine from the kidney to the bladder or cloaca. There are two ureters, one for each kidney
U.S. National Library of Medicine
One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.