Distal Convoluted Tubule

The distal convoluted tubule (DCT) is a portion of kidney nephron between the loop of Henle and the collecting duct system.

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Distal Convoluted Tubule - Additional Images
1 Glomerulus, 2 proximal tubule, 3 distal tubule Transverse section of pyramidal substance of kidney of pig, the bloodvessels of which are injected Renal corpuscle Diagram ...
Metolazone - Mechanism of Action
... The primary target of all thiazide diuretics, including metolazone, is the distal convoluted tubule, part of the nephron in the kidney, where they inhibit the sodium-chloride symporter ... into the lumen, or open space, of the nephron tubule ... Whatever remains in the tubule will travel to the bladder as urine and eventually be excreted ...