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tu·bule

 (to͞o′byo͞ol, tyo͞o′-)
n.
A very small tube or tubular structure.

[Latin tubulus, diminutive of tubus, tube.]
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tubule

(ˈtjuːbjuːl)
n
(Anatomy) any small tubular structure, esp one in an animal, as in the kidney, testis, etc
[C17: from Latin tubulus a little tube]
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tu•bule

(ˈtu byul, ˈtyu-)

n.
1. a small tube; a minute tubular structure.
[1670–80; < Latin tubulus=tub(us) pipe + -ulus -ule]
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tubule

A tiny tube, as in the collecting tubules and convoluted tubules of the kidney.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tubule - a small tubetubule - a small tube        
tube-shaped structure, tube - (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
microtubule - a microscopically small tubule
nephron, uriniferous tubule - any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
uveoscleral pathway - a tubule that drains excess aqueous humor
seminiferous tubule - any of the numerous long convoluted tubules in the testis which are the sites where spermatozoa mature
vasa efferentia - the several highly convoluted tubules that lead from the rete testis to the vas deferens and form the head of the epididymis
trachea - one of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids
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Translations
Tubulus

tu·bule

n. túbulo, conducto o canal pequeño;
collecting ______ colector;
renal ______ renal;
seminiferous ___conduto seminífero.
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tubule

n túbulo
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References in periodicals archive ?
In the evaluation of renal tissue preparations, a total of 100 tubulus epithelial cells were counted in five different areas at 400X magnification on each tissue.
Angiotensin II stimulates vasoconstriction and adrenal gland to secrete aldosterone leads to the stimulatation distal tubulus sodium and water reabsorption [6,7].
Aunque sus excavadores identificaron un tubulus asociado a la cisterna, los datos graficos aportados en el informe hacen dudar de dicha adscripcion, puesto que este tubulus apoya directamente en el pavimento de opus signinum.
The fructose enters directly the tubulus by the GLUT-5 and indirectly through the conversion of glucose into fructose through polyols, which as an end product might result in uric acid [22, 23] due to high concentration of xanthine oxidase.
Seif et al., "Advanced glycation end-products stimulate the MAP-kinase pathway in tubulus cell line LLC-PK1," FEBS Letters, vol.
Family and species HRP VESP Buprestidae Acmaeodera pulchella (Herbst) 0 2 Acmaeodera tubulus (F.) 0 1 Actenodes acornis (Say) 49 3 Actenodes davidi Nelson (a) 34 0 Agrilus arcuatus (Say) 5 0 Agrilus bilineatus (Weber) 11 0 Agrilus difficilis Gory 210 0 Agrilus fallax Say 8 0 Agrilus lecontei lecontei Saunders 2 0 Agrilus macer LeConte 532 0 Agrilus obsoletoguttatus Gory 2 0 Agrilus quadriguttatus quadriguttatus (Gory) 76 0 Brachys ovatus (Weber) 6 0 Buprestis apricans Herbst (b) 0 1 Buprestis consularis Gory 0 43 Buprestis lineata F.