Ureters. Ureters are the thin tubes of muscle—one on each side of the bladder—that carry urine from each of the kidneys to the bladder.

Source: NIDDK (NIH)1

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Ureter: One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the Kidney Pelvis to the Urinary Bladder.2


Types may include:3

Types of Ureter:

  • Left Ureter
  • Right Ureter

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  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ health-topics/ Anatomy/ urinary-tract-how-it-works/ Pages/ anatomy.aspx
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ diabetes/ preventing-diabetes-problems/ sexual-urologic-problems

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