collecting tubule

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of collecting tubule was in 1879

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“Collecting tubule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collecting%20tubule. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

collecting tubule

noun
1
2
also connecting tubule : a tubule that connects the distal convoluted tubule of the nephron with the collecting ducts
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