Cortical lobule

Cortical lobule
System Urinary system
Artery Interlobular arteries
Vein Interlobular veins
Latin Lobuli corticales renis

Anatomical terminology

A cortical lobule (or renal lobule) is a part of a renal lobe. It consists of the nephrons grouped around a single medullary ray, and draining into a single collecting duct. Its near identical parallel is the rectal lobe, which is present in the majority of mammals.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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