Etymology
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ureter (n.)

1570s, from medical Latin ureter, from Greek oureter "urinary duct of the kidneys," from ourein "to urinate," from ouron (see urine). Related: Ureteral.

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Definitions of ureter

ureter (n.)
either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder;
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