Any hollow cylindrical anatomical structure containing a lumen through which substances are transported. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: anatomical tube

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curator notes

not every anatomical conduit is a tube - for example, a bone foramen is an opening in the bone, and there is no distinct separate tube structure. Tubes may transport large mixed objects (for example, a bolus of food in the digestive tube) or they may transport the secretions of a single gland (for example, gland ducts)

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UBERON:0000025