Tubule

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A tubule is:

  • a small tube or fistular structure
  • a minute tube lined with glandular epithelium[1]
  • any hollow cylindrical body structure
  • a minute canal found in various structures or organs of the body[2]
  • a slender elongated anatomical channel[3]

Examples of Tubules[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tubule". Biology Online. Retrieved April 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Tubule". Free Online Dictionary. Retrieved April 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Tubule". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Tubule". Free Online Medical Dictionary. Retrieved April 10, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Cuvierian tubules". Oceanography Dictionary. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Malpighian tubule". Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 10, 2012.