A tubule is:

  • a small of tube or fistular structure
  • a minute tube lined with glandular epithelium
  • any hollow cylindrical body structure
  • a minute canal found in various structures or organs of the body
  • a slender elongated anatomical channel

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Examples of Tubules
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