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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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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).
The posterior lid margin contains the marginal mucosa, the mucocutaneous junction, the meibomian gland orifices and associated terminal ductules, and the neighbouring keratinised skin.
TAA rats treated with 50 mg/kg NAC (Group E, Table 1B) showed extensive proliferation of bile ductules in the portal track with hepatocytes showing marked regeneration.
A trial of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) is advised to improve the cholestasis and protect regenerating bile ductules.
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Ectasia of the rete testis is an idiopathic, benign condition that may be associated with partial or complete obstruction of the efferent ductules, leading to cystic dilatation.
76) In typical cases, ductular reaction is prominent and consists of a proliferation of small, interanastomosing ductules located at the periphery of the portal tracts.
Milk travels from the alveoli, via ductules, into the lactiferous ducts that open on to the surface of the nipple.
Seminiferous follicle development spreads from a germinal zone across the diameter of the testicles to the opposite wall, where the efferent ductules form a manifold collection system to receive spermatozoa (Fig.
Their drainage is via several efferent ductules which open to form the head of the epididymis.
In this review, a role of estrogen in the efferent ductules of the male reproductive tract will be mainly discussed.