ureteric orifice

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u·re·ter·ic or·i·fice

the opening of the ureter in the bladder, situated one at each lateral angle of the trigone; wide gaping of the ostium usually indicates vesicoureteral reflux.

ureteric orifice

The opening of the ureter into the bladder.
See also: orifice


1. the entrance or outlet of any body cavity.
2. any foramen, meatus or opening.
The names of most orifices are self-defining, e.g. atrioventricular, preputial. See also ostium.

atrioventricular orifice
the opening between the atria and ventricles.
cecocolic orifice
aperture through which the cecum connects with the colon.
ileocolic orifice
the communicating orifice between the ileum and the colon.
infundibular orifice
slit-like orifice at the ovarian end of the avian oviduct; positioned near the ovary so that it can grasp the newly extruded oocyte.
intrapharyngeal orifice
the orifice between the nasopharynx and oropharynx which is bounded by the palatopharyngeal arches.
nasomaxillary orifice
the slit-like opening between the maxillary sinus and the middle meatus of the nasal cavity.
omasoabomasal orifice
large, oval opening at the end of the omasal canal which communicates with the abomasum.
oviductal orifice
a slit-like opening in the avian urodeum.
pyloric orifice
aperture between the stomach and duodenum; opens infrequently, solely for the passage of ingesta.
ureteric orifice
paired orifices in the neck of the bladder.
References in periodicals archive ?
Several variations on the endoscopic approach are likely being used, including endoscopic resection of the ureteric orifice, cauterization of orifice followed by excision with a Collings knife, and laparoscopic ligation of the orifice with an Endoloop followed by Collings knife excision.
At cystocopy fungal accumulation (A, arrow 1) and a swollen left intravesical ureter (A, arrow 2) adjacent to a normal appearing ureteric orifice was observed (A, arrow 3).
The diverticulum was located distally and posteriorly within the bladder, just above and lateral to the right ureteric orifice.
There were no gross abnormal lesions in the bladder, but blood was observed coming out of the left ureteric orifice.