Pronunciation: yū-rē′tĕr, yū′rē-ter
Definition: The tube that conducts the urine from the renal pelvis to the bladder; consists of abdominal and pelvic parts; lined with transitional epithelium surrounded by smooth muscle, both circular and longitudinal, and covered externally by an adventitia.
[G. ourētēr, urinary canal]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.