Bellini, Lorenzo

Bellini, Lorenzo

Italian physician and anatomist, 1643–1704.

Bellini tubule

A papillary duct of the kidney; the union of several collecting tubules.

papillary ducts of Bellini

Short ducts that open on the tip of the renal papillae. They are formed by the union of the straight collecting tubules.
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Lorenzo, Italian physician and anatomist, 1643-1704.
Bellini ducts - the largest straight excretory ducts in the kidney medulla and papillae whose openings form the area cribrosa. Synonym(s): papillary ducts
Bellini ligament - a fasciculus from the ischiofemoral portion of the articular fibrous capsule of the hip which extends to the greater trochanter.
Bellini tubules
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