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Henle's loop

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U-shaped medullary portion of the nephron between the proximal and distal tubules of the collecting system of the kidney.

Description

U-shaped medullary portion of the nephron between the proximal and distal tubules of the collecting system of the kidney. Consists of a thin descending limb and a thicker ascending limb. 1861.
Internett: The lopped portion of the uriniferous tubules of the kidney.

Bibliography

  • F. G. A. Henle:
    Allgemeine Anatomie. Leipzig, L. Voss, 1841.
    Systematische Anatomie. Braunschweig, 1855.

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