Renal tubule structure


MSH: Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.,CSP: one of the minute reabsorptive secretory and collecting canals, made up of basement membrane lined with epithelium, that form the substance of the kidneys.,NCI: The anatomical segment of the kidney that is comprised of both the nephron and associated collecting tubules. These tubules or tubes contains fluid that has been filtered through the glomerulus.

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