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Descriptor English: Ureter
Descriptor Spanish: Uréter
Descriptor Portuguese: Ureter
Descriptor French: Uretère
Entry term(s): Ureters
Tree number(s): A05.810.776
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014513
Scope note: One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.
Annotation: do not confuse with URETHRA, espec in Romance lang: uretère (French), uréter (Span), uretere (Ital) = URETER, while urètre (French), uretra (Span), uretra (Ital) = URETHRA; /surg: consider URETEROSTOMY & URINARY DIVERSION (TN 189: probably do not index under URETER); ureteral catheterization: coord NIM with URINARY CATHETERIZATION (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Retrocaval Ureter MeSH
Ureteroscopy MeSH
Ureterostomy MeSH
Urinary Diversion MeSH
DeCS ID: 14912
Unique ID: D014513
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ureter - Preferred
Concept UI M0022322
Scope note One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.
Preferred term Ureter
Entry term(s) Ureters



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