Pelvis of the kidney

(Anat.) the basinlike cavity into which the ureter expands as it joins the kidney.

See also: Pelvis

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Ureteropelvic Junction is located where the pelvis of the kidney meets the ureter (the tube that drains urine into the bladder).
The most common site of involvement is urinary bladder and rarely it involves pelvis of the kidney, ureter, urethra, stomach, small and large intestines, appendix, anal canal, perianal region, retroperitoneum, adrenal gland, prostate, epididymis, cervix, vagina, skin, breast, muscle, lymph nodes, bone and brain.
ATHE pelvis of the kidney is a funnel shaped collection chamber.
The renal ROIs were drawn including the renal pelvis of the kidney and, infrarenal background ROI were also drawn (Fig.3).
The suburothelial connective tissue in the pelvis of the kidney was markedly hemorrhagic and extensively infiltrated by sheets of dyshesive cells with vesicular nuclei, inconspicuous nucleoli, and modest amounts of eosinophilic granular cytoplasm (Figures 1 and 2).
It is not easy to cure these, and they grow to form large "staghorn" calculi (stones) that get trapped in the pelvis of the kidney and cause a lot of problems.