A renal tubule is a tube that filters, re-absorbs and secretes substances to rid an organism of waste and to play a role in fluid homeostasis. [ GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10 GOC:dph https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0099864 http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0061333 ]

Synonyms: renal tubule (generic) tubule of excretory system

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pheno_slim, grouping_class

curator notes

this class groups vertebrate nephron tubules with analagous structures such as insect Malpighian tubules

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UBERON:0009773

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