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distal convoluted tubule

distal

remote; farther from any point of reference. See also direction.

distal convoluted tubule
the part of the renal tubular system interposed between the nephron loop and the arched collecting tubule. See also convoluted tubules.
distal interphalangeal joints
see Table 11.
distal phalanx
third phalanx.
distal sesamoid
navicular bone in the horse.
distal tarsal bones
the tarsal bones adjacent to the metatarsals.
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It is caused by inability of distal convoluted tubules of the nephron to regulate electrolyte balance owing to mutations, infections, or other causes.
Gitelman's syndrome (GS) is an autosomal recessive inherited defect in the thiazide-sensitive sodium-chloride cotransporter (NCCT) in the distal convoluted tubule.
The clinical signs exhibited by animals of Group 2 and the vacuolation of epithelial cells of distal convoluted tubules of the kidneys observed in the single animal that died are similar to those described previously in ruminants poisoned by MFA-containing plants (MEDEIROS et al.
Mutually in proximal convoluted tubules (PCTs) and distal convoluted tubules (DCTs); tubular necrosis with fractional loss of brush border of proximal convoluted tubules was observed.
In the cortex we found groups of tubules radially arranged which consisted of collector tubules and straight portions of nephrons forming pars radiata and other groups of twisted tubules consisting of renal corpuscles and numerous proximal and distal convoluted tubules forming the twisted pars.
Distal convoluted tubules revealed apoptosis and nephorocalcinosis.
Potassium is then secreted into the urinary filtrate in the distal convoluted tubules (DCT).
Distal convoluted tubules ectasia by protein cast was one of the prominent outcomes of gentamicin induced renal failure.
SUMMARY: The objective of this study was the evaluation of aspartame effects on morphometric alterations of the glomerulus, proximal and distal convoluted tubules and collecting ducts of the rat fetal kidney during organogenesis.
Aldosterone promotes sodium retention and potassium loss from the blood by regulating sodium re-absorption from the distal convoluted tubules, thereby facilitating the osmotic retention of water.
A PTH related peptide (PTHrP) has been identified in proximal and distal convoluted tubules and cortical collecting ducts.
16 also demonstrated coagulative necrosis of the proximal tubule cells vacuolar degeneration epithelial desquamation collections of cellular debris within damaged tubules intraluminal cast formation mainly in distal convoluted tubules rupture of tubular membranes interstitial edema and infiltration with lymphocytes and plasma cells together with apoptotic bodies.

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