Tubule definition

to͝obyo͝ol, tyo͝o-
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A very small tube or tubular structure.
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A small tube; minute tubular structure in an animal or plant.
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A very small tube or tubular structure.
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A small pipe or fistular body; a little tube.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tubule
Plural:
tubules

Origin of tubule

  • Latin tubulus diminutive of tubus tube

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition