Medical Dictionary

renal tubule


Medical Definition of RENAL TUBULE

:  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


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