renal collecting tubule

(REE-nul kuh-LEK-ting TOO-byool)

The last part of a long, twisting tube that collects urine from the nephrons (cellular structures in the kidney that filter blood and form urine) and moves it into the renal pelvis and ureters. Also called collecting duct.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "renal collecting tubule"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "túbulo colector renal"

Última parte de un tubo largo y enroscado que recoge la orina de las nefronas (estructuras celulares del riñón que filtran sangre y producen orina) y la lleva a la pelvis renal y los uréteres. También se llama conducto colector.