KIDNEY, NEPHRON,

& CORPUSCLE

Kidney (enlarged ~3 times)

Corpuscle (enlarged ~700 times)

A         cortex

1          afferent arteriole

B          medulla

2          glomerulus

1          renal vein

3          efferent arteriole

2          renal artery

4          cover cells (podocytes)

3          arcuate vein

5          Bowman's (glomerular) capsule

4          arcuate artery

6          proximal convoluted tubule

5          capillary bed

7          distal convoluted tubule

6          interlobular veins

 

7          interlobular arteries

 

8          afferent arteriole

 

9          efferent arteriole

 

10        ureter

 

11        renal pelvis

 

12        major renal calyx

 

13        papillary foramina

 

14        renal papilla

 

15        papillary duct

 

16        curvature part of kidney tubules

 

17        loop of Henle

 

18        same as #16

 

19        renal corpuscles

 

20        renal pyramid

 

21        minor renal calyces

 

22        renal columns

 

 

 

Nephron (enlarged ~120 times)

 

A         cortex

 

B          medulla, outer zone

 

C         medulla, inner zone

 

1          corpuscle

 

2          proximal convoluted tubule

 

2a        convoluted part

 

2b        straight part

 

2c        loop of Henle

 

3          distal convoluted tubule

 

4          collecting tubule

 

5          papillary duct

 

6          arcuate artery & vein

 

7          interlobular artery & vein

 

8          afferent arteriole

 

9          efferent arteriole

 

10        glomerulus