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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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The histopathological structure of TAA treated rat liver treated with MOE showed a marked attenuation of liver damage as represented by oval cells proliferation, newly formed bile ductules and deposition of haemosidrin pigments (Fig.
The neoplasm has an adenocarcinomatous pattern, producing ductules and acini, and sometimes papillary formations.
The posterior lid margin contains the marginal mucosa, the mucocutaneous junction, the meibomian gland orifices and associated terminal ductules, and the neighbouring keratinised skin.
Finally, the ductules are cuticular tubes, small, 0,,2-1 [micro]am in diameter and generally 1-4 [micro]am long; they assure the direct transport of the secretion from the receptor ductule to the exterior.
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