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cortical lobules of kidney


Definition: one of the subdivisions of the kidney, consisting of a medullary ray and that portion of the convoluted part (renal corpuscles and convoluted tubules) associated with its collecting duct.

Synonym(s): lobulus corticalis renalis, renal cortical lobule, renculus1, reniculus1, renunculus1

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