collecting duct

noun
variants: or less commonly collecting tubule
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of collecting duct

:a duct that receives and concentrates urine from the distal convoluted tubule of nephrons and discharges it into the renal pelvis

First Known Use of collecting duct

1906


Medical Dictionary

collecting duct

noun
variants: or collecting tubule

medical Definition of collecting duct

:any of several ducts that receive urine from the nephrons and discharge it into the calyces of the renal pelvis

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