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Renal cortex, interlobular arteriole

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This image illustrates an interlobular arteriole and vein in the renal cortex.  Note the distinctive appearance of endothelial and smooth muscle nuclei in the longitudinally-sectioned arteriole (detail at right).

For a completely different view of renal cortical vasculature, click on the thumbnail at left.

 

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Last updated:  8 September 2003 / dgk