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Renal medulla

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This image contrasts three different tubules in the renal medulla:

Additional examples of medullary tubules

collecting duct
(not to scale)

 

 

Click on the thumbnail at left for lower magnification view.

To compare medullary tubules in longitudinal section, click on one of the thumbnails at right.

RENAL IMAGE INDEX

Comments and questions: dgking@siu.edu

SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King

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Last updated:  6 December 2006 / dgk