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renal pyramid

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  • renal pyramid — n any of the conical masses that form the medullary substance of the kidney, project as the renal papillae into the renal pelvis, and are made up of bundles of straight uriniferous tubules opening at the apex of the conical mass called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • renal pyramid — ▪ anatomy       any of the triangular sections of tissue that constitute the medulla, or inner substance, of the kidney. The pyramids consist mainly of tubules that transport urine from the cortical, or outer, part of the kidney, where urine is… …   Universalium

  • base of renal pyramid — the part of a renal pyramid that is directed away from the renal sinus …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal pyramids — 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal artery 4. Renal vein 5. Renal hilum 6. Renal pelvis 7. Ureter 8 …   Wikipedia

  • renal papilla — n the apex of a renal pyramid which projects into the lumen of a calyx of the kidney and through which collecting tubules discharge urine * * * papilla renalis [TA] the blunted apex of a renal pyramid, found in the inner zone of the renal medulla …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal column — Kidney 1 …   Wikipedia

  • renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction  in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine.       In many respects the human excretory, or… …   Universalium

  • pyramid — 1. A term applied to a number of anatomic structures having a more or less pyramidal shape. SYN: pyramis [TA]. 2. A term denoting the petrous portion of the temporal bone. [G. pyramis (p. ), a p.] anterior p. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal lobe — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = lobi renales GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Renal lobe (not labeled) consists of a pyramid (item #1) and cortex immediately above it. Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Interlobar arteries Vein =… …   Wikipedia

  • Renal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria renalis GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 610 Caption = Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed Caption2 = 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal artery 4. Renal vein 5. Renal hilum 6.… …   Wikipedia

  • Renal vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae renales GraySubject = 173 GrayPage = 679 Caption = The anterior surfaces of the kidneys, showing the areas of contact of neighboring viscera. Caption2 = 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal… …   Wikipedia

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