convoluted tubule


: all or part of the coiled sections of a nephron:

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of convoluted tubule was in 1923

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“Convoluted tubule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

convoluted tubule

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