Kidney

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    • Tubules
      • Proximal
        • brush border
        • small lumen
        • darker stained cytoplasm
        • fewer nuclei
        • pyramidal cells
        • thicker walls
      • Distal
        • larger lumen
        • irregular sized lumen
        • no brush border
        • more nuclei
        • pale stained cytoplasm
        • thinner walls than proximal
        • columnar cells
        • generally less common
      • Collecting duct
        • can see the cell membranes
        • columnar cells
        • pale staining cytoplasm
        • large diameter
        • large lumen
      • loop of henle
        • thinner walls(in the thin section)
        • few nuclei
        • large lumen
    • Desrcibing Drawings
      • kidney
        • Cortex
        • medulla
        • pelvis
          • describe what colour they are
            • Cortex
            • medulla
            • medullary pyramid
        • medullary pyramid
      • tubules
        • nuclei
          • arrangement
          • density
          • staining
        • type of cell
        • lumen
          • small
          • large
          • irregular
        • shape
          • circular
          • obl;ong
        • cytoplasm- how it stained- pale or light
        • brush border?
    • Glomerulus
      • high concentration of nuclei
      • irregular arrangement of nuclei
      • darker stained centre surrounded by a lighrter stained area
      • circular

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