tube of Bellini

tube of Bel·li·ni \-bəˈlēnē\

Definition of tube of Bellini

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of tube of bellini

after Lorenzo Bellini †1704 Italian anatomist


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