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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: re'ko-lek'shun

Definition: In renal physiology, a technique in which a known fluid is infused into a renal tubule lumen at one point and collected for analysis by a second micropipette further downstream.

[re- + L. collectus, pp. of colligo, to collect]

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