tube of Bellini

tube of Bel·​li·​ni
-bəˈlēnē
: any of the large excretory ducts of the uriniferous tubules of the kidney that open on the free surface of the papillae

Word History

Etymology

after Lorenzo Bellini †1704 Italian anatomist

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“Tube of Bellini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tube%20of%20Bellini. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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