Definition of "tubule" [tu•bule]

  • A very small tube or tubular structure. (noun)

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Use "tubule" in a sentence
  • "The third segment of the tubule is the distal convoluted tubule, which is again found in the cortex."
  • "Small female students of different classes presented tubule, national anthem, national songs, cultural demonstration and other so many colorful performance who enthralled the audiences."
  • "When I snapped my first picture under the electron microscope, I was breathless at the detail of the image: I could see the long, lovely arch of the interior of a seminiferous tubule and a great mass of flagella whipping out into the lumen."