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urinary tract

The passage from the pelvis of the kidney through the ureters, bladder, and urethra to the external urinary opening.
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urinary tract
human urinary tract

u·ri·nar·y tract

The system of organs of the body involved in the formation and excretion of urine. In most vertebrate animals, the urinary tract consists mainly of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. In most mammals, and some fish and birds, urine is discharged from the bladder through the urethra.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urineurinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"
apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary apparatus, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
tract - a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose
urinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine
ureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
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ur·i·nar·y tract

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