distal convoluted tubule

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distal convoluted tubule

distal

remote; farther from any point of reference. See also direction.

distal convoluted tubule
the part of the renal tubular system interposed between the nephron loop and the arched collecting tubule. See also convoluted tubules.
distal interphalangeal joints
see Table 11.
distal phalanx
third phalanx.
distal sesamoid
navicular bone in the horse.
distal tarsal bones
the tarsal bones adjacent to the metatarsals.
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Intratubular precipitation of exogenously administered medications or their metabolites is typically influenced by the degree of supersaturation within distal tubules (dependent on hydration and drug dosage) and urine pH.
Mitochondrial antibodies appeared as discrete granular staining, predominantly in the distal tubules of the kidney and in the parietal cells of the stomach.
Importantly, HIF stabilization in kidneys and mTAL from FG-4497 treated rats correlated with improved renal perfusate flow and less hypoxic injury to mTAL possibly due to cytoprotection of the distal tubules and improved epithelial and endothelial cell function.
In 21 normal renal tissues, Gal-3 was expressed in collecting ducts, intermediate thin ducts, and distal tubules (Figure 1, A).
Na] may be implicated in the kaliuresis, as a decrement in sodium proximal reabsorption could stimulate potassium secretion at the distal tubules (Koeppen and Stanton, 1997).