HyperDic: tubule

English > 1 sense of the word tubule:
NOUNbodytubulea small tube
tubule > pronunciation
Soundstuw'byuwl
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > tubule: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA small tube.
NarrowermicrotubuleA microscopically small tubule
nephron, uriniferous tubuleAny of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
seminiferous tubuleAny of the numerous long convoluted tubules in the testis which are the sites where spermatozoa mature
tracheaOne of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids
uveoscleral pathwayA tubule that drains excess aqueous humor
vasa efferentiaThe several highly convoluted tubules that lead from the rete testis to the vas deferens and form the head of the epididymis
Broadertube, tube-shaped structure(anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
Spanishtúbulo
Catalantúbul

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict