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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A very small tube or tubular structure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small pipe or fistular body; a little tube.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small pipe or fistular body; a little tube.
  • n. A minute tube lined with glandular epithelium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small tube or pipe: as, the uriniferous or seminiferous tubules. See tubulus, and cut under Malpighian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small tube

Etymologies

Latin tubulus, diminutive of tubus, tube.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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