Definition of Ductule

1. Noun. A very small duct.

Exact synonyms: Ductulus
Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct
Specialized synonyms: Sweat Duct, Biliary Ductule



Definition of Ductule

1. Noun. (medicine) Any very small duct ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ductule

1. a small duct [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ductule

1. A minute duct. Synonym: ductulus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ductule

ducting
ductings
duction
ductions
ductless
ductless gland
ductless glands
ductlike
ductopenia
ductopenic
ductor
ductors
ducts
ducts of Skene's glands
ductular
ductule (current term)
ductules
ductuli aberrantes
ductuli biliferi
ductuli excretorii glandulae lacrimalis
ductuli interlobulares
ductuli paroophori
ductuli prostatici
ductulus
ductulus aberrans inferior
ductulus aberrans superior
ductulus alveolaris
ductus

Literary usage of Ductule

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"From this, ductule a secondary ductule passes anteriorly for a short distance, then divides into three tertian' ductules (figs. 1, 2, 6). ..."

2. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1879)
"This is taken from the sub-maxillary gland of a rabbit which had been treated with osmic acid, 1 per cent, for two hours; (a) ductule, (b) transition-cells, ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"The flattened cells lining the ductule or terminal portion of the duct suddenly change into large hepatic cells, marginal cells of the lobule, which appear ..."

4. A Text-book of physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"The flattened cells lining the ductule or terminal portion of the duct suddenly change into large hepatic cells, marginal cells of the lobule, which appear ..."

5. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"All the cells of the main lobe have that form of ductule which I distinguished above as arborescent with some of the branches continuous {ie leading into ..."

6. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"Each tuft opens by a short tube (ductule of the fourth order) on the outer side of the ... The whole of the tubules borne on a secondary ductule form, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"The outlines of the ductule or transition cells apart from these granules are ... Some of the cells, which from their shape would be called ductule cells, ..."

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