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convoluted part of kidney lobule


Definition: proximal and distal convoluted tubules and the associated renal corpuscles supplied by branches of the interlobular arteries.

Synonym(s): labyrinthus, Ludwig labyrinth, pars convoluta lobuli corticalis renis, renal labyrinth

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