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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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When complete, the entire surface of the portal plate must be contained within the jejunal lumen of the Roux limb, so that any bile drainage via biliary ductules at the portal plate will be collected by the Roux limb and allowed to proceed distally.
Even though the main force of directing the flow and spermatozoa from the testis toward the epididymis has not been clearly established, it is considered that a combination of forces generated from the testis and the EDs would drive the fluid flow through the ductules (Mason and Shaver, 1952; MacMillan and Harrison, 1955; Winet, 1980).
1-3) The lesion of cystic dysplasia of the testis appears to occur because of an abnormality of connection of efferent ductules, which are of mesonephric duct origin, and the rete testis, which is derived from the gonadal blastoma.
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic disease characterized by portal inflammation and necrosis of small intrahepatic bile ductules (1).
Female human MG development begins with budding and branching between 6 and 20 weeks of gestation, yielding at birth a primitive gland composed of ducts ending in ductules.
The ductules are separated by dense collagen and lined by cuboidal to flattened epithelium that shows no or minimal cytologic atypia.
ABSTRACT : Our earlier studies showed that estrogen was involved in the regulation of fluid reabsorption in adult mouse efferent ductules (ED), through estrogen receptor (ER) [alpha] and ER[beta], by modulating gene expression of epithelial genes involved in ion homeostasis.
Rat livers of T group showed regenerative parenchyma nodules surrounded by septa of fibrous tissue with a significant increase in fat storing cells, Kupffer cells and bile ductules (Fig.
In between the radial bands of sclerosis are small ductules and distended lobules.
In LCIS-N, cells with classic lobular cytology displayed luminal necrosis and often marked distension of ductules.
Eccrine adenocarcinomas generally resemble moderately to poorly differentiated adenocarcinomas, with regional variation ranging from true ductules to infiltrative, nonglandular anaplastic cells, to zones with glycogenated cells.
AQP9 is essential for the glycerol transport in the bile ducts and ductules of the liver.