papillary duct

n.

The principal straight excretory duct in the kidney medulla and papillae whose openings form the cribiform area.

Nearby words

  1. phosphoro-,
  2. phosphorolysis,
  3. phosphoroscope,
  4. phosphorous,
  5. phosphorous acid,
  6. phosphorus 32,
  7. phosphorus pentoxide,
  8. phosphorus sesquisulfide,
  9. phosphorus trichloride,
  10. phosphorus-32


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