A tubular structure that transports secreted or excreted substances. [ http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/intro/glands.htm#ducts http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]
- UMLS:C0687028 (ncithesaurus:Duct)
A tubular structure that transports secreted or excreted substances.
A tube shaped portion of tissue lined with epithelial cells that collects secretions and routes them to their destination[ZFA:0005171].
Most ducts, but not all, are exocrine gland ducts. Some ontologies classify structures such as the oviduct here.
exocrine gland duct