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Anatomy and Physiology

Juxtaglomerular apparatus

Juxtaglomerular apparatus as indicated by the name (juxta - near) refers to the collection of specialized cells which their primary function is to secrete the hormones.

Juxtaglomerular Apparatus & Juxtaglomerular Cells

Renal tubules

The Renal tubule is a long, complicated tubule, about 15 mm long and 55 μm in diameter. The tubular portion of the nephron is the continuation of...

Renal Tubule: Loop of Henle, Proximal Convoluted Tubule and Distal Tubules

Renal Corpuscle

The renal corpuscle is formed by two parts: 1. Glomerulus 2. Bowman capsule (glomerular capsule), Glomerulus is a tuft of capillaries enclosed by bowman capsule.

Renal Corpuscle Structure: Glomerulus and Bowman Capsule

What is a Nephron?

A nephron is classified as the structural and functional unit of the kidney. The two types of nephrons are� cortical nephrons and juxtamedullary nephrons.

Nephrons Structure: Cortical and Juxtamedullary Nephrons, and Renal Blood Supply 1.4

Function and Physiology of the kidneys 1.3

The 5 Functions of the kidneys are: Play role in homeostasis, Regulate Erythrocyte Production, secrete many hormonal substances, Regulate blood pressure and …

Kidney Physiology: Kidney Function 1.3 - Medical Hex

Kidney anatomy 1.2

Gross internal anatomy of the kidneys is composed of renal cortex, Renal medulla, Renal pelvis, renal hilum and renal sinus, the size and shape of the kidneys…

Kidney Anatomy, Renal hilum, Renal sinus, Renal pelvis..