783
CHAPTER TWENTY
Urinary System
Proximal
convoluted
tubule
Cortical radiate
artery
Glomerulus
Glomerular
capsule
Efferent
arteriole
Afferent
arteriole
Distal
convoluted
tubule
From renal
artery
To renal
vein
Peritubular
capillary
Descending
limb
Nephron
loop
Collecting duct
Cortical radiate
vein
Ascending
limb
Renal
cortex
Renal
medulla
Renal
tubules
Collecting ducts
Epithelial cell
Blood vessel
Glomerular
capsule
Glomerulus
(a)
(b)
Renal
corpuscle
FIGURE 20.11
Microscopic view of the kidney. (
a
) Light micrograph of a section of the human renal cortex (220×). (
b
) Light micrograph of the
renal medulla (80×).
FIGURE 20.10
Structure of a nephron and the
associated blood vessels.
previous page 813 David Shier Hole's Human Anatomy and Physiology 2010 read online next page 815 David Shier Hole's Human Anatomy and Physiology 2010 read online Home Toggle text on/off