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Kidney Tubules

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.

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Tree Number(s): A05.810.453.736.560

MeSH Unique ID: D007684

Entry Terms:

  • Kidney Tubule
  • Tubule, Kidney
  • Tubules, Kidney

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