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  1. renal cortexnoun

    the cortex of the kidney containing the glomeruli and the convoluted tubules

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  1. Renal cortex

    The renal cortex is the outer portion of the kidney between the renal capsule and the renal medulla. In the adult, it forms a continuous smooth outer zone with a number of projections (cortical columns) that extend down between the pyramids. It contains the renal corpuscles and the renal tubules except for parts of the loop of Henle which descend into the renal medulla. It also contains blood vessels and cortical collecting ducts. The renal cortex is the part of the kidney where ultrafiltration occurs. Erythropoietin is produced in the renal cortex.

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  1. renal cortex

    The renal cortex is the outer portion of the kidney. It contains portions of the nephrons which are essential for the kidney's function of filtering and purifying the blood, including Bowman's capsules and convoluted tubules. It also contains blood vessels which assist in filtering and waste removal.

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  1. Renal cortex

    The renal cortex is the outer portion of the kidney between the renal capsule and the renal medulla. In the adult, it forms a continuous smooth outer zone with a number of projections that extend down between the pyramids. It contains the renal corpuscles and the renal tubules except for parts of the loop of Henle which descend into the renal medulla. It also contains blood vessels and cortical collecting ducts. The renal cortex is the part of the kidney where ultrafiltration occurs. Erythropoietin is produced in the renal cortex.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of renal cortex in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of renal cortex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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