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Kidney tubule

Introduction: Kidney tubule

Description of Kidney tubule

Kidney tubule: Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Kidney tubule

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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