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tubule British & World English

A minute tube, especially as an anatomical structure

kidney tubule British & World English

Each of the long, fine, convoluted tubules conveying urine from the glomeruli to the renal pelvis in the vertebrate kidney. Water and salts are reabsorbed into the blood along their length

Malpighian tubule British & World English

A tubular excretory organ, numbers of which open into the gut in insects and some other arthropods

uriniferous tubule British & World English

Another term for kidney tubule.