collecting duct system

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collecting duct system

includes collecting tubules, both straight and arched, and papillary ducts.

collecting duct system tubule
see collecting tubule.
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Weir asserted, because the kidney develops homeostatic mechanisms mediated by an increase in sodium potassium adenosinetriphosphatase activity in the renal tubular epithelial cells of the cortical collecting duct.
Severn DCTs merge to form a connecting tubule, which in turn, joins other collecting tubules to conduct tubule fluid to a cortical collecting duct.
In addition, V1 receptors also have been localized on principal cells of the cortical collecting duct (Ando & Asano, 1993) but are absent from cells of papillary collecting ducts of the kidney (Portilla, Shyman, & Morrison, 1987).