Distal convoluted tubule
distal convoluted tubule
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The portion of a renal tubule from where it reaches the renal cortex, just past the loop of Henle to where it joins a collecting duct. (Compare with proximal convoluted tubule.)
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.