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collecting tubule

noun, Anatomy
the part of a nephron that collects the urine from the distal convoluted tubule and discharges it into the pelvis of the kidney. Unabridged
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collecting tubule col·lect·ing tubule (kə-lěk'tĭng)
Any of the various straight tubules of the kidney, present in the medulla and the medullary ray of the cortex.

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