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Kidney Tubules MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Kidney Tubules
Tree Number(s)
A05.810.453.736.560
Unique ID
D007684
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007684
Scope Note
Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.
NLM Classification #
WJ 301
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Kidney Tubules Preferred
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