tube of Bellini

tube of Bel·​li·​ni | \ -bəˈlēnē \

Definition of tube of Bellini

: any of the large excretory ducts of the uriniferous tubules of the kidney that open on the free surface of the papillae

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History and Etymology for tube of Bellini

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 22 Sep. 2021.

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