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Kidney Tubules, Collecting

Straight tubes commencing in the radiate part of the kidney cortex where they receive the curved ends of the distal convoluted tubules. In the medulla the collecting tubules of each pyramid converge to join a central tube (duct of Bellini) which opens on the summit of the papilla.

Year introduced: 1991(1979)

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Tree Number(s): A05.810.453.736.560.510

MeSH Unique ID: D007685

Entry Terms:

  • Kidney Collecting Duct
  • Kidney Collecting Ducts
  • Collecting Duct, Kidney
  • Collecting Ducts, Kidney

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