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Urinary tract in children

Urinary tract in children

Location of urinary tract in child, with close-up of kidney, ureter, bladder, and urethra

The urinary tract is the network of organs and tubes that process and carry urine out of the body. The kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra are part of the urinary tract.

Urine is made in the kidneys. It flows through tubes (ureters) to the bladder. The bladder stores urine. And another tube, the urethra, carries urine to the outside of the body.

Current as of: June 29, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics

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