tubule

[ too-byool, tyoo- ]

noun
  1. a small tube; a minute tubular structure.

Origin of tubule

1
1670–80; <Latin tubulus, equivalent to tub(us) pipe + -ulus-ule

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British Dictionary definitions for tubule

tubule

/ (ˈtjuːbjuːl) /


noun
  1. any small tubular structure, esp one in an animal, as in the kidney, testis, etc

Origin of tubule

1
C17: from Latin tubulus a little tube

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