renal tubule


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renal tubule

[′rēn·əl ′tü·byül]
(anatomy)
One of the glandular tubules which elaborate urine in the kidneys.
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Thiazide diuretic use may also predispose to the development of this condition by enhancing renal tubule calcium absorption and by promoting volume depletion and alkalosis.
The Introduction then finishes with a clear question (whether intravenous narezode would attenuate the metabolic acidosis and renal tubule damage associated with ethylene glycol poisoning).
Expression of CTGF was increased significantly in the proximal renal tubules of DN rats, which was attenuated after i.
Increased levels of these two markers in renal tubules usually indicate uptake and transport problems in the tubules.
Key to its development has been the renal tubule assist device (RAD), which is filled with living renal proximal tubule cells, grown in the lab from salvaged adult stem cells taken from unusable donor kidneys.
CHICAGO -- Adding human renal tubule cells to the hemofiltration process may improve the poor prognosis of patients with acute kidney failure, Dr.
Each nephron consists of a ball formed of small blood capillaries, called a glomerulus, and a small tube called a renal tubule.
Previous research suggested that lead may injure the renal tubule cells.
CHAPTER 18 ALPHA2U-GLOBULIN NEPHROPATHY AND CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE NEPHROPATHY AS MODES OF ACTION FOR RENAL TUBULE TUMOR INDUCTION IN RATS, AND THEIR POSSIBLE INTERACTION (Edward A.
With ongoing hepatic damage, uncomplexed copper is released from the liver and deposited in other organs, including the lenticular nucleus of the basal ganglia, resulting in Parkinson-like symptoms; the proximal renal tubule, resulting in Fanconi's syndrome; and the red blood cells, resulting in a Coombs-negative hemolytic anemia.
This, in turn, triggers renal afferent arteriolar vasoconstriction, reducing blood flow through the glomerulus and renal tubule.
3] The term "nephrogenic adenoma" was introduced a few years later by Friedman and Kuhlenbeck because the structure of nephrogenic adenoma resembled that of a renal tubule.

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