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Kidney Tubules, Collecting MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Kidney Tubules, Collecting
Tree Number(s)
A05.810.453.736.560.510
Unique ID
D007685
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007685
Scope Note
Straight tubes commencing in the radiate part of the kidney cortex where they receive the curved ends of the distal convoluted tubules. In the medulla the collecting tubules of each pyramid converge to join a central tube (duct of Bellini) which opens on the summit of the papilla.
Entry Term(s)
Kidney Collecting Duct
Kidney Collecting Ducts
Previous Indexing
Kidney (1966-1978)
Kidney Medulla (1973-1978)
Kidney Tubules (1966-1978)
Kidney Tubules, Distal (1973-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under KIDNEY TUBULES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under KIDNEY TUBULES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/01/23
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Kidney Tubules, Collecting Preferred
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