Definitions for "COLLECTING DUCT"
Keywords:  nephron, tubule, renal, duct, urine
Structures of the collecting-duct system that drain the nephrons of urine and that derive from the branched ureteric bud.
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 renal collecting tubule.
Distal tubules of several nephrons feed into the duct in kidney that passes through medulla to papilla.