Urinary System

Urethra

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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Ureter

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

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

vasectomy
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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