Ureter vs Ureterocele - What's the difference?

ureter | ureterocele |


As nouns the difference between ureter and ureterocele

is that ureter is (label) (narrow duct that carries urine from the kidneys) while ureterocele is (medicine) a congenital abnormality of the urinary bladder, in which the distal ureter balloons at its opening into the bladder, forming a pouch.

ureter

English

(wikipedia ureter)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy) Either of the two long, narrow ducts that carry urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
  • Derived terms

    * ureteral * ureteric

    See also

    * urethra ----

    ureterocele

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia ureterocele)
  • (medicine) A congenital abnormality of the urinary bladder, in which the distal ureter balloons at its opening into the bladder, forming a pouch.