- Urinary tract
- : The organs of the body that produce and discharge urine. These include the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
* * *urinary tract n the tract through which urine passes and which consists of the renal tubules and renal pelvis of the kidney, the ureters, the bladder, and the urethra
* * *the entire system of ducts and channels that conduct urine from the kidneys to the exterior. It includes the ureters, the bladder, and the urethra.
* * *1. systema urinarium. 2. sometimes more specifically the conduits leading from the pelvis of the kidneys to the urinary meatus.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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