uriniferous tubule


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Noun1.uriniferous tubule - any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidneyuriniferous tubule - any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
tubule - a small tube
malpighian body, malpighian corpuscle, renal corpuscle - the capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron
kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"