uriniferous tubule

uriniferous tubule
noun
any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
Syn: ↑nephron
Hypernyms: ↑tubule
Part Holonyms: ↑kidney

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  • uriniferous tubule — uri·nif·er·ous tubule .yu̇r ə nif (ə )rəs n a tubule (as a convoluted tubule) of the kidney that collects or conducts urine * * * see renal tubule * * * uriniparous tubule tubulus renalis …   Medical dictionary

  • uriniferous tubule — a urine bearing tubule in a nephron of a kidney. [1855 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • uriniferous tubule — see renal tubule …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Tubule — Tu bule, n. [F. tubule, or L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, a pipe.] 1. A small pipe or fistular body; a little tube. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A minute tube lined with glandular epithelium; as, the uriniferous tubules of the kidney. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Каналец Почечный (Renal Tubule, Uriniferous Tubule) — тонкая трубчатая часть нефрона, в которой вода и различные растворен ные вещества повторно всасываются в кровь (благодаря этому образуется окончательная моча ред.). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Tubule — A small tube. * * * A small tube. SYN: tubulus [TA]. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus, tube] Albarran y Dominguez tubules SYN: Albarran glands, under gland. connecting t. a narrow arching t. of the kidney joining the distal convoluted t. and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • renal tubule — uriniferous tubule the fine tubular part of a nephron, through which water and certain dissolved substances are reabsorbed back into the blood …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • urinary tubule — n. any of the long, winding tubules of the vertebrate kidney in which urine is formed: also called uriniferous tubule * * * …   Universalium

  • urinary tubule — n. any of the long, winding tubules of the vertebrate kidney in which urine is formed: also called uriniferous tubule …   English World dictionary

  • Nephron — A key unit, both anatomically and functionally, of the kidney. * * * A long convoluted tubular structure in the kidney, consisting of the renal corpuscle, the proximal convoluted tubule, the nephronic loop, and the distal …   Medical dictionary

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