Cortical lobule

A cortical lobule (or renal lobule) is a part of a renal lobe. It consists of the nephrons grouped around a single medullary ray, and draining into a single collecting duct. Its near identical parallel is the rectal lobe[citation needed], which is present in the majority of mammals.

Cortical lobule
Details
SystemUrinary system
ArteryInterlobular arteries
VeinInterlobular veins
Identifiers
LatinLobuli corticales renis
Anatomical terminology

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  This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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