KIDNEY   AND NEPHRON (TURTOX ON WOOD)

 

A         Section of kidney

1          medulla

2          nephron (enlarged)

3          pyramid

4          cortex

5          hilum

6          renal calyx

7          renal artery

8          renal vein

9          pelvis

10        ureter

11        interlobular arteries & veins

12        interlobar artery

13        arcuate artery

14        interlobar vein

15        arcuate vein

 

B         Nephron

16        interlobular artery

17        afferent arteriole

18        glomerulus

19        Bowman's (glomerular) capsule

20        proximal convoluted tubule (PCT)

21        Malpighian body

22        uriniferous tubule

23        distal convoluted tubule (DCT)

24        renal tubules

25        ascending (thick) limb

26        collecting tubule

27        descending (thin) limb

28        minor calyx

 

C         Histological sections

19        l.x., Bowman's capsule

20        x.s., PCT

23        x.s., DCT

23a      x.s., macula densa

25        x.s., ascending limb

26        x.s., collecting tubule

27        x.s., descending limb