1. A small pipe or fistular body; a little tube.

2. <anatomy> A minute tube lined with glandular epithelium; as, the uriniferous tubules of the kidney.

Origin: F. Tubule, or L. Tubulus, dim. Of tubus a tube, a pipe.

(01 Mar 1998)

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