renal tubule

noun

Medical Definition of renal tubule

: the part of a nephron that leads away from a glomerulus, that is made up of a proximal convoluted tubule, loop of Henle, and distal convoluted tubule, and that empties into a collecting duct

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“Renal tubule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/renal%20tubule. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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