the part of a nephron that collects the urine from the distal convoluted tubule and discharges it into the pelvis of the kidney.
collecting tubule col·lect·ing tubule (kə-lěk’tĭng)
Any of the various straight tubules of the kidney, present in the medulla and the medullary ray of the cortex.
noun 1. a firm that collects unpaid bills for other firms and is usually compensated by receiving a percentage of the amount collected.
noun 1. a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church. 2. (def 1).
noun 1. 1 (def 7). [pleyt] /pleɪt/ noun 1. a shallow, usually circular dish, often of earthenware or porcelain, from which food is eaten. 2. the contents of such a dish; plateful. 3. an entire course of a meal served on such a dish: I had the vegetable plate for lunch. 4. the food and […]
[kuh-lek-tiv] /kəˈlɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. formed by . 2. forming a whole; combined: the collective assets of a corporation and its subsidiaries. 3. of or characteristic of a group of individuals taken together: the collective wishes of the membership. 4. organized according to the principles of collectivism: a collective farm. noun 5. . 6. a […]