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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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Note stronger immunoreactivity in benign bile ducts and ductules (original magnification X400).
Aquaporin-1 and -9 are differentially regulated by oestrogen in the efferent ductule epithelium and initial segment of the epididymis.
The male reproductive system of Phrynops geoffroanus consists of a pair of testes, from which narrow efferent ductules emerge to form the epididymis, which uncoil in the caudal portion and continue on to the deferent duct, all of which are involved by the urogenital mesentery.
The excurrent ducts are further divided into the efferent ductules (EDs), epididymis, and vas deferens (Figure 3).
5 pm wide, with single inner ductule arising medially, most ductules swollen proximally; frequent throughout.
Matured spermatozoa move from the region of the testes where they develop through the efferent ductules (the proximal region of the vasa deferentia adjacent to the testes) to the distal region of the vasa deferentia (Canterbury and Pauley, 1994).
Expression and localization of muscarinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes in rat efferent ductules and epididymis.
Contrary to blood flow, bile movement occurs from Zone 3 to Zone 1 via a separate route (bile caniculi to canals of Hering to bile ductules to portal bile ducts.
This type causes the ductules and ducts to become inflamed, causing further local effects: a breast that is swollen, hard, tender and hot.
The cells secrete the bile into these canals, and it then flows into increasingly larger ductules and ducts like streams flowing into a river.