colpo-, colp-, kolpo-, kolp-
(Greek: womb, fold; vagina; from "bosom, lap, hollow")
The letter "k" is frequently used in place of the beginning "c" for many of these words.
The ureter is the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder; while, the vagina is a sheath-like part or a musculomembranous tube that forms the passageway between the cervix uteri (neck of the uterus) and the vulva (portion of the female external genitalia).
Kolpo- is a combining form from the Greek kolpos meaning "a fold, a cleft", or "a hollow" and usually refers to the vagina. Normally, this is now spelled as colpo-.