Ureteric bud

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