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ureteric orifice

 

Definition: the opening of the ureter in the bladder, situated one at each lateral angle of the trigone; wide gaping of the ostium usually indicates vesicoureteral reflux.

Synonym(s): ostium ureterisTA, orificium ureteris, ureteral meatus, ureteral opening

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