Ureteric bud

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Ureteric bud
Latin gemma ureterica; diverticulum metanephricum
Carnegie stage 13
Days 35
Precursor Wolffian duct
Gives rise to part of kidney (calyx, collecting duct, renal pelvis, ureter)
Code TE E5.
Anatomical terminology

The ureteric bud, also known as the metanephrogenic diverticulum, is a protrusion from the mesonephric duct during the development of the urinary and reproductive organs. It later develops into a conduit for urine drainage from the kidneys, which, in contrast, originate from the metanephric blastema.

It is also sometimes called the "mesonephric diverticulum".

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