from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Conveying urine.
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- adj. conveying urine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bearing or conveying urine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Conveying urine: as, uriniferous tubes or ducts.
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After the food is all digested, absorbed, and assimilated, having become a part of the bodily organ, bone, muscle, and nerve fiber, then begins the work of tearing it down -- of liberating its heat and energy -- to be followed by its elimination from the body through the sweat glands, uriniferous tubules of the kidneys, etc.
Urea Solid By the Dissolved in Removed by oxidation in the plasma. the the liver of uriniferous nitrogenous tubules of compounds. the kidneys and to a small extent by the perspiratory glands.
Small vein leaving the capsule and branching into the capillaries (7) which surround the uriniferous tubules.
This is because the separation of waste is done in part by the Malpighian capsules and in part by the uriniferous tubules.
The second forms a network around the uriniferous tubules and receives the blood which has passed from the capillary clusters into a system of small veins (Fig. 90).
In what do the uriniferous tubes have their beginning?
Although secreted by the cells lining the uriniferous tubules, it is not formed in the kidneys.
The uriniferous tubules are lined with secreting cells.
The lining membrane consists of a loose epithelial pavement in many respects similar to that of the uriniferous tubules of the higher animals, the cells containing, besides the nuclei, numerous minute oil-globules, or a substance much resembling concrete fatty matter.
Richard Bright, the urine always contains albumen, and if accompanied by the "casts" of the uriniferous tubules your report may amount to a sentence of certain death.