The collecting duct system of the kidney consists of a series of tubules and ducts that connect the nephrons to the ureter. It participates in electrolyte and fluid balance through reabsorption and excretion, processes regulated by the hormones aldosterone and antidiuretic hormone. [ HP : 0004742 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collecting_duct_system ]

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definition
  • The collecting duct system of the kidney consists of a series of tubules and ducts that connect the nephrons to the ureter. It participates in electrolyte and fluid balance through reabsorption and excretion, processes regulated by the hormones aldosterone and antidiuretic hormone.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/02/Gray1128.png
has exact synonym
  • collecting duct system
  • kidney collecting duct system
has related synonym
  • tubulus renalis colligens
id
  • UBERON:0004100
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606