tubule

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tubule

any small tubular structure, esp one in an animal, as in the kidney, testis, etc.

tubule

[′tü‚byül]
(anatomy)
A slender, elongated microscopic tube in an anatomical structure.
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(i) Small hollow tubules which look similar to mesonephric tubules are shown, and usually they are lined by a single layer of bland cuboidal or hobnail cells which surround eosinophilic or basophilic secretions [14].
(vii) reports from ultrastructural studies of other nephrogenic adenomas show electron microscopic findings that are similar to those in their two reported cases; the tubular structures of those lesions had been described as resembling mesonephric tubules by Molland et al.
It consists of mesenchymal tissue and epithelial cells that are arranged either in an outer layer covering the surface of the gonad (coelomic epithelium), or in tubules that are branches of the mesonephric duct (mesonephric tubules).