Urinary System


urethra – male and female
What is a urethra The urethra is a thin-walled tube that drains urine from the bladder. In both males and females, the urethra is the
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Microscopic structure of the ureter
What is ureter The ureters are slender tubes, about 25 cm (10 inches) long, that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder (see Figure
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Urinary bladder

bladder anatomy
Urinary bladder The urinary bladder is a hollow, collapsible muscular sac that stores and expels urine situated in the pelvic cavity posterior to the pubic
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Kidney failure

kidney failure
What is kidney failure Kidney failure means your kidneys no longer work well enough to do their job ((Kidney Failure. National Institute of Diabetes and
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kidney anatomy
Kidney The paired kidneys are reddish, kidney bean–shaped organs located just above the waist between the peritoneum and the posterior wall of the abdomen. Because
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Vas deferens

What is vas deferens The vas deferens or the ductus deferens is a continuation of the duct of the epididymis (the spermatic cord). The term vasectomy, the
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Seminal vesicle

seminal vesicle
What is seminal vesicle The seminal vesicles (seminal glands) are convoluted pouchlike structures (pair of seminal glands) posterior to the urinary bladder; one is associated with
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