renal tubule

renal tubule n 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 tubule

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the fine tubular part of a nephron, through which water and certain dissolved substances are reabsorbed back into the blood.

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tubulus renalis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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