Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Histology of the kidney- A lot to process

Kidney terms to Know:


Cortical Nephron
Juxtamedullary Nephron
Renal Corpuscle

Bowman's Capsule (Glomerular Capsule)
visceral layer-consists of podocyte touching glomerulus
parietal layer- simple squamous
vascular pole- side w/ afferent arteriole and efferent arteriole & DCT
urinary pole- opposite of vascular pole
Bowman's Space

Bowman's capsule

kidney glom histo

kidney histo 2

kidney histo

Proximal Convoluted tubule
Distal convoluted tubule
Macula densa
glomerulus macula densa
bowman's space and tubules
P are the PCT and D are the DCT

Loop of Henle
thick segment
thin segment
Collecting ducts
Papillary Ducts
Minor calyx
Medullary Ray
Kidney Lobule
Juxtaglomerular Cells
Juxtaglomerular Apparatus
Afferent Arteriole
Efferent Arteriole
vasa recta
Peritubular capillaries


nephron 2

kidney nephron

nephron model

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