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 ]

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Term information

Subsets

grouping_class

plural term
ducts [ XAO:0004000 ]

definition

A tubular structure that transports secreted or excreted substances.

external definition

A tube shaped portion of tissue lined with epithelial cells that collects secretions and routes them to their destination[ZFA:0005171].

external ontology notes

Most ducts, but not all, are exocrine gland ducts. Some ontologies classify structures such as the oviduct here.

has exact synonym

anatomical duct

has narrow synonym

exocrine duct

exocrine gland duct

id

UBERON:0000058