collecting tubule

noun

Definition of collecting tubule

2 or less commonly connecting tubule : a tubule that connects the distal convoluted tubule of the nephron with the collecting duct

First Known Use of collecting tubule

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Collecting tubule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collecting%20tubule. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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collecting tubule

noun

Medical Definition of collecting tubule

2 also connecting tubule : a tubule that connects the distal convoluted tubule of the nephron with the collecting ducts

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