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Kidney Tubules, Proximal
MeSH HeadingKidney Tubules, Proximal
Tree NumberA05.810.453.736.560.570
Annotation"descending tubules" = DESCENDING LIMB OF LOOP OF HENLE
Scope NoteThe renal tubule portion that extends from the BOWMAN CAPSULE in the KIDNEY CORTEX into the KIDNEY MEDULLA. The proximal tubule consists of a convoluted proximal segment in the cortex, and a distal straight segment descending into the medulla where it forms the U-shaped LOOP OF HENLE.
Entry TermProximal Kidney Tubule
Entry TermProximal Renal Tubule
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Kidney Tubules (1966-1972)
History Note74(73)
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD007687


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Urogenital System [A05]
   Urinary Tract [A05.810]
      Kidney [A05.810.453]
         Nephrons [A05.810.453.736]
            Kidney Tubules [A05.810.453.736.560]
Bowman Capsule [A05.810.453.736.560.254]
Kidney Tubules, Collecting [A05.810.453.736.560.510]
Kidney Tubules, Distal [A05.810.453.736.560.540]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKidney Tubules, Proximal [A05.810.453.736.560.570]
Loop of Henle [A05.810.453.736.560.610]

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