renal collecting tubule
- The last part of a long, twisting tube that collects urine from the nephrons (cellular structures in the kidney that filter blood and form urine) and moves it into the renal pelvis and ureters. Also called collecting duct.
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renal collecting tubule — ▪ anatomy also called Duct Of Bellini, any of the long narrow tubes in the kidney that concentrate and transport urine from the nephrons, the chief functioning units of the kidneys, to larger ducts that connect with the renal calyces,… … Universalium
renal collecting tubule — tubulus renalis colligens … Medical dictionary
cortical collecting tubule — the more proximal parts of the renal tubule, lying within the cortex … Medical dictionary
medullary collecting tubule — the distal part of the renal tubule, including the loop of Henle, lying within the medulla … Medical dictionary
collecting duct — The last part of a long, twisting tube that collects urine from the nephrons (cellular structures in the kidney that filter blood and form urine) and moves it into the renal pelvis and ureters. Also called renal collecting tubule … English dictionary of cancer terms
Collecting duct system — Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. Latin tubulus renalis colligens Gray s … Wikipedia
renal tubule — n the part of a nephron that leads away from a glomerulus, that is made up of a proximal convoluted tubule, loop of Henle, and distal convoluted tubule, and that empties into a collecting tubule * * * the fine tubular part of a nephron, through… … Medical dictionary
renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine. In many respects the human excretory, or… … Universalium
renal medulla — medulla renalis [TA] medulla renis the inner part of the substance of the kidney, composed chiefly of collecting tubule elements, loops of Henle, and vasa recta, organized grossly into renal pyramids … Medical dictionary
Renal pyramids — 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal artery 4. Renal vein 5. Renal hilum 6. Renal pelvis 7. Ureter 8 … Wikipedia