ureter

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The tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder.

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Anatomy of the male urinary system showing the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra

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Anatomy of the male urinary system showing the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Urine is made in the renal tubules and collects in the renal pelvis of each kidney. The urine flows from the kidneys through the ureters to the bladder. The urine is (more...)

Anatomy of the female urinary system showing the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra

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Anatomy of the female urinary system showing the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Urine is made in the renal tubules and collects in the renal pelvis of each kidney. The urine flows from the kidneys through the ureters to the bladder. The urine (more...)