from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Minute cylinders found in the urine in certain forms of Bright's disease. They are formed in the tubules of the kidneys. See renal cast, under cast.
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There was considerable vesical irritation for the first week, with abundant mucus in the urine, specific gravity was 1010; there were no albumin nor tube-casts nor uric acid in the urinary sediments.