proximal tubule
noun see proximal convoluted tubule

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • proximal tubule — n PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE …   Medical dictionary

  • Proximal tubule — Infobox Anatomy Name = Proximal Convoluted Tubule Latin = tubulus contortus proximalis GraySubject = 253 GrayPage = 1223 Caption = Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (1st convoluted tubule labeled at center top.) Caption2 = 1… …   Wikipedia

  • proximal convoluted tubule — n the convoluted portion of the vertebrate nephron that lies between Bowman s capsule and the loop of Henle, is made up of a single layer of cuboidal cells with striated borders, and functions esp. in the resorption of sugar, sodium and chloride… …   Medical dictionary

  • proximal convoluted tubule — noun Date: circa 1899 the convoluted portion of the vertebrate nephron that lies between Bowman s capsule and the loop of Henle and functions especially in the resorption of sugar, sodium and chloride ions, and water from the glomerular filtrate… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tubule distal — Rein  Pour l’article homophone, voir Rhin. Schéma des reins vu par l arrière sans colonne vertébrale Le rein est un organe des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tubule — A small tube. * * * A small tube. SYN: tubulus [TA]. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus, tube] Albarran y Dominguez tubules SYN: Albarran glands, under gland. connecting t. a narrow arching t. of the kidney joining the distal convoluted t. and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • proximal convoluted tubule — noun : the convoluted portion of the vertebrate nephron that lies between the Malpighian corpuscle and the loop of Heule, is made up of a single layer of cuboidal cells with striated borders, and is believed to be concerned especially with the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • proximal straight tubule — tubulus rectus proximalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Distal convoluted tubule — Kidney nephron ( 1st proximal convoluted tubule , 2nd distal convoluted tubule ) …   Wikipedia

  • Connecting tubule — Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. Latin tubulus renalis arcuatus Gray s …   Wikipedia

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