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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Designation of the cellular component of the peritubular boundary tissue of the seminiferous tubule in the testis of the fowl (Gallus domesticus).
16 A score between 1 (very poor) and 10 (excellent) was given to each tubule according to Johnson's criteria.
1,2 Dentinal tubules can be exposed either by enamel or cementum loss.
The SGLT-2 is a high-capacity, low-affinity glucose transporter located primarily in the brush border membrane of the convoluted (SI) segment of the proximal renal tubule.
The interstitial tissue surrounding each tubule has a fibrous and thick appearance with Leydig cells (Fig.
However, there was considerable variation among tubule diameter in the hinny.
Histometric parameters like diameter of seminiferous tubules and its lumen, thickness of germinal epithelium and diameter of leydig cells showed significantly (Pless than 0.
The frequency of occurrence of sperms in each seminiferous tubule of the testicular section was calculated by following and Alipayo et al.
2) showed a tumour composed of well-formed small-sized to medium-sized tubules and cystically dilated larger tubules, separated by thin fibrovascular septae.
We compared the effects of exposure to saponins from the sea cucumber body wall and from the Cuvierian tubules on the behavior and gill ultrastructure of pearlfishes and free-living fishes.
Tubule tabulae commonly seen, complete, flat or slightly convex, moderately spaced, averaging about 8.