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duc·tule

 (dŭk′to͞ol′)
n.
A small duct.

ductule

(ˈdʌktjuːl)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy zoology a small duct

duc•tule

(ˈdʌk tul, -tyul)

n.
a small anatomical duct.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ductule - a very small duct
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
sweat duct - a small duct that conveys sweat from a sudoriferous gland to the surface of the skin
biliary ductule - excretory ducts of the liver; empty into the hepatic ducts
Translations

duc·tule

n. túbulo, conducto pequeño.
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Aqueous-deficiency dry eye is either Sjogren (primary or secondary) or non-Sjogren (lacrimal gland deficiency, lacrimal gland ductule obstruction or systemic treatment).
No ductal formation was seen, but some tumor cells revealed a vague condensation reminiscent of ductule formation, albeit without true ductal lumina (Figure 3).
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5 pm wide, with single inner ductule arising medially, most ductules swollen proximally; frequent throughout.
The transgenic mouse models express growth factors which cause pancreatic phenotypic changes, including pancreatic duct cell proliferation, differentiation of certain pancreatic cells into other endodermal derivatives, increased islet and ductule development and intra islet ductule formation and proliferation of pancreatic cells generally.
GGT enzymes are located in a variety of tissues, including the heart, brain, kidney, pancreas, spleen, and the biliary ductule cells of the liver [77].
Beyond that, terminal ductule hyperplasia is an early lesion present in rat mammary carcinogenesis (Haslam and Bern 1977; Shina and Dao 1975).
Histology of the excised specimen identified proliferating ductules within a myxoid stroma, with spindle- to oval-shaped myoepithelial cells and no mitotic figures (figure 2).
ABSTRACT : Our earlier studies showed that estrogen was involved in the regulation of fluid reabsorption in adult mouse efferent ductules (ED), through estrogen receptor (ER) [alpha] and ER[beta], by modulating gene expression of epithelial genes involved in ion homeostasis.
Eccrine adenocarcinomas generally resemble moderately to poorly differentiated adenocarcinomas, with regional variation ranging from true ductules to infiltrative, nonglandular anaplastic cells, to zones with glycogenated cells.