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Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Renal pelvis

renal pelvis (Science: anatomy) The area at the centre of the kidney. Urine collects here and is funneled into the... Read More

Kidney

Definition noun, plural: kidneys (anatomy) Either of a pair of two bean-shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal... Read More

Kidney calices

Definition noun, singular: kidney calyx Funnel-shaped structures that allow passage of the urine from the ducts of the renal... Read More

Renal pyramid

Definition noun, plural: renal pyramids A conical mass of tissues as seen on longitudinal section of the kidney and... Read More

Hilum of kidney

Hilum of kidney The depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal... Read More

Constrictions of ureter

Constrictions of ureter normal physiological narrowings of the ureter observable in a pyelogram; the uppermost occurs at the... Read More

Calyx

Definition noun, plural: calyxes or calyces or calices (anatomy) Funnel-shaped structures that act as passageway of urine... Read More