ductule


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ductule

 [duk´tūl]
a minute duct.

duc·tule

(dŭk'tūl),
A minute duct.
Synonym(s): ductulus [TA]

ductule

/duct·ule/ (duk´tūl) a minute duct.
alveolar ductules  see under duct.
bile ductules 
1. the small channels that connect the interlobular ductules with the right and left hepatic ducts.
interlobular ductules  small channels between the hepatic lobules, draining into the bile ductules.
ductules of prostate  ducts from the prostate, opening into or near the prostatic sinuses on the posterior urethra.

ductule

(dŭk′to͞ol′)
n.
A small duct.

duc·tule

(dŭk'tyūl)
A minute duct.
Synonym(s): ductulus [TA] .

duc·tule

(dŭk'tūl)
A minute duct.
Synonym(s): ductulus.

ductule

a minute duct.

ductule efferent
seminiferous tubules open into a rete testis which drains through these efferent ductules which pierce the testicular capsule and join the head of the epididymis.
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