The kidney and its cortical and pyramidal substance, the ureters and blood vessels.


Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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a) Cortical substance (with convoluted tubules and glomeruli (s. Malpighian corpuscles).
b) Tubular substance (s. Malpighian pyramides or coni tubulosi).
c) Renal papillae.
d) Renal calyx.
e) Renal pelvis.
f) Ureter.
g) Renal artery.
h) Renal vein.