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Renal medulla

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Note that epithelial cells lining thin segment are distinctly thinner (duh!) than epithelial cells lining thick segments of loops of Henle.

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Medullary tubules

cd = collecting duct
(not to scale)

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Medullary tubules.

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Last updated:  29 August 2003 / dgk