Medical Dictionary

distal convoluted tubule

noun

Medical Definition of DISTAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE

:  the convoluted portion of the nephron lying between the loop of Henle and the nonsecretory part of the nephron and concerned especially with the concentration of urine—called also convoluted tubule, distal tubule

Illustration of DISTAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE

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