Uro‐words making history: Ureter and urethra

  title={Uro‐words making history: Ureter and urethra},
  author={F. Marx and A. Karenberg},
  journal={The Prostate},
We comprehensively review the history of the terms “ureter” and “urethra” from 700 BC to the present. 
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