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splay

(splā),
1. To lay open the end of a tubular structure by making a longitudinal incision to increase its potential diameter.
See also: spatulate.
2. The rounding of the corner on the graph relating rate of renal tubular secretion or reabsorption of a substance to its arterial plasma concentration, due primarily to the fact that some nephrons reach their tubular maximum before others.

splay

[splā]
1 to spread or turn out.
2 to spread out, as said of the limbs.
3 to open, as with the end of a tubular structure by making a longitudinal incision.
4 to dislocate, as said of a bone.

splay

(splā)
1. To lay open the end of a tubular structure by making a longitudinal incision to increase its potential diameter.
2. The rounding of the corner on the graph relating rate of renal tubular secretion or reabsorption of a substance to its arterial plasma concentration.

splay

(splā)
To lay open the end of a tubular structure by making a longitudinal incision to increase its potential diameter.
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