collecting duct system

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collecting duct system

includes collecting tubules, both straight and arched, and papillary ducts.

collecting duct system tubule
see collecting tubule.
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Cleaning) the main collecting ducts of the sewage network in the city Liestal.
It is a variety of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) arising from the distal segment of the collecting ducts of Bellini in the renal medulla, accounting for less than 2% of all renal masses.
Originally, TCC was believed to be a subtype of collecting duct carcinoma that was first described by Masson, who coined the moniker "Bellinian epithelioma" or "carcinoma of the collecting ducts" because he thought it originated from collecting ducts of Bellini (1).
Renal meronts and gametocytes were confined to the distal convoluted tubules and collecting ducts, and were associated with renal tubular necrosis and tubular obstruction.
The inhibition causes an increase of cortisol in the collecting ducts of kidneys which in turn causes excretion of potassium and retention of sodium.
Here, we provide data on the reproductive biology of Rhyacotriton and describe the morphology of the epididymal complex of the genital kidney and the collecting ducts of the pelvic kidney.
VA106483 acts directly in the collecting ducts of the kidney by binding to vasopressin V2 receptors.
As mentioned previously, LLC-PK1 cells are considered to be of proximal tubular origin where as MDCK cells are related to the distal tubules and collecting ducts (Gstraunthaler et al.
Damage to inner medullary collecting ducts or to tubular epithelium may serve as nidus to crystal adherence, thus allowing aggregation and stone formation.
The new solution, based on requests from the employees, comprises the complete first part of the production line--emptiers, conveyor belts, easily accessible workstations and collecting ducts for valuable by-products.
Angiotensin II stimulates the adrenal gland to secrete aldosterone, which causes renal cortical collecting ducts to excrete potassium and retain sodium.

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