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Medical Term:

renal segments


Definition: regions of the kidney supplied by end arteries branching from the renal arteries; they are named anterior inferior segment, anterior superior segment, inferior segment, posterior segment, and superior segment.

Synonym(s): segmenta renaliaTA, arterial segments of kidney

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