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Search Results for: convoluted

Convoluted

The word convoluted is often used to describe different things, especially structures or components, that have overlapped.... Read More

Convoluted seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: convoluted seminiferous tubules Any of the convoluted or curved canals of the seminiferous tubules... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis Definition Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing sperm cells. It occurs in the male gonad... Read More

Straight seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: straight seminiferous tubules Any of the short, straight canals of the seminiferous tubules that... Read More

Tubule

Definition noun, plural: tubules A small tube-like or fistular structure; a hollow cylindrical anatomical structure in the... Read More

Renal cortex

Definition noun, plural: renal cortexes or renal cortices The outer region of the kidney where the glomeruli, the proximal... Read More

Rete testis

Definition noun, plural: rete testes A network of tubules in the hilum of the testicle, and serves as passageway for sperm... Read More

Nephron

Definition noun, plural: nephrons The structural and functional unit of the kidney, i.e. a structure comprised of a set of... Read More

Kidney

Definition noun, plural: kidneys (anatomy) Either of a pair of two bean-shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal... Read More

Brain coral

Definition noun, plural: brain corals A reef-building coral characterized by having a convoluted thecae resembling a human... Read More

Loop of henle

Loop of henle a u-shaped turn in the medullary portion of a renal tubule, with a descending limb from the proximal... Read More

Renal column

Definition noun, plural: renal columns A column-like extension of the renal cortex in the renal medulla Supplement A... Read More

Seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: seminiferous tubules Any of the tubules in the testes through which spermatozoa are produced and... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Thrombopoietin

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoietins A glycoprotein hormone produced by liver and kidney associated with the production... Read More

Ultrafiltration

Definition noun (1) A high pressure filtration through a semipermeable membrane in which colloidal particles are retained... Read More

Malpighian tubule

Definition noun, plural: Malpighian tubules A tubule extending from the interior (alimentary canal) to the exterior of many... Read More

Microvillus

Definition noun, plural: microvilli Any of the minute hairlike structures projecting from the exposed surface of the cell in... Read More

Buck’s traction

Buck's Traction Definition Buck's traction for femur fracture is very helpful. It can be utilized in the treatment and... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Cell differentiation

Cells are often described as the building blocks of life as they are the smallest unit used to build up organisms. Cells can... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More