Parts of the Kidney

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Cortex
The 'Outer' part of the kidney which holds the Afferent Arteriole, Bowman's Capsule, Glomerulus, Principle and Distal Convoluted Tubules and has part of the Collecting Duct of the Nephrons.
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Capsule
The outer membrane of the kidney.
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Medulla
'Inner' part of the Kidney. Harbours the 'Loop of Henle' and 'Collecting Duct' parts of the Nephrons.
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Renal Artery
The Artery that carries blood into the kidney to be filtered.
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Renal Vein
The Vein that carries the filtered blood out of the kidney.
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Card 2

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The outer membrane of the kidney.

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Capsule

Card 3

Front

'Inner' part of the Kidney. Harbours the 'Loop of Henle' and 'Collecting Duct' parts of the Nephrons.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

The Artery that carries blood into the kidney to be filtered.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The Vein that carries the filtered blood out of the kidney.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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