The convoluted portion of the vertebrate nephron that lies between Bowman's capsule and the loop of Henle and functions especially in the resorption of sugar, sodium and chloride ions, and water from the glomerular filtrate. [ From_Merriam-Webster' ]

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proximal convoluted tubule

kidney proximal tubule

proximal tubule