straight tubule

straight tubule
a channel that follows a comparatively straight course; see tubulus rectus distalis, tubulus rectus proximalis, and tubuli seminiferi recti, under tubulus.

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  • thin tubule — part of the renal tubule where the walls are especially thin, extending from the proximal straight tubule to the distal straight tubule; this concept is now considered outdated. Called also tubulus attenuatus …   Medical dictionary

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  • 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

  • Seminiferous tubule — in cross section (large tubular structure center of image) with sperm (black, tiny, ovoid bodies furthest from the outer edge of the tubular structure). H E stain …   Wikipedia

  • pars recta tubuli renalis — straight tubule; see tubulus rectus proximalis and tubulus rectus distalis …   Medical dictionary

  • tubulus — SYN: tubule. [L. dim. of tubus, a pipe] tubuli biliferi SYN: biliary ductules, under ductule. tubuli contorti 1. SYN: convoluted tubule of kidney. 2. SYN: seminiferous tubules, under tubule. tubuli dentales SYN: canaliculi dentales, under… …   Medical dictionary

  • ansa nephroni — a long, U shaped part of the renal tubule, extending through the medulla from the end of the proximal convoluted tubule to the beginning of the distal convoluted tubule. It begins with a descending limb having a thick walled segment called the… …   Medical dictionary

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