Renal column

Renal column

The renal column (or Bertin column, or column of Bertin) is a medullary extension of the renal cortex in between the renal pyramids. It allows the cortex to be better anchored.

Each column consists of lines of blood vessels and urinary tubes and a fibrous material.

See also

External links

  • - "Posterior Abdominal Wall: Internal Structure of a Kidney"
  • - "Urinary System: neonatal kidney"
  • Image at mgh.harvard.edu

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