Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Kidneys, suprarenal, glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles

Longitudinal section of left kidney

Image #149-5

KEYWORDS: Adrenal gland, Kidney, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Kidneys, suprarenal, glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles
Longitudinal section of left kidney
1 . Cortex of kidney
2 . Medulla of kidney
3 . Renal sinus (pointer indicates only a small area of the sinus which is occupied by the major vessels, the renal calyces, renal pelvis, and a quantity of fat)
4 . Renal column
5 . Branch of renal vein split in sectioning kidney
6 . Renal papilla (sectioned)
7 . Renal papilla visible through sectioned wall of minor calyx
8 . Fibrous capsule
9 . Major renal calyx
10 . Renal artery and vein
11 . Minor calyx
12 . Renal pelvis
13 . Major renal calyx
14 . Ureter
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