distal convoluted tubule

noun

Definition of distal convoluted tubule 

: the convoluted portion of the vertebrate nephron that lies between the loop of Henle and the nonsecretory part of the nephron and that is concerned especially with the concentration of urine

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circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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distal convoluted tubule

noun

Medical Definition of distal convoluted tubule 

: the convoluted portion of the nephron lying between the loop of Henle and the nonsecretory part of the nephron and concerned especially with the concentration of urine

called also convoluted tubule, distal tubule

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