renal cast n.
Any of various casts that are formed in the renal tubule and found in the urine and consist of materials such as albumin, cells, and blood.
- Renal clearance
renal clearance n. The volume of plasma completely cleared of a specific compound per unit time and measured as a test of kidney function.
- Renal column
renal column n. Any of the prolongations of cortical substance separating the renal pyramids.
- Renal corpuscle
renal corpuscle n. A tuft of glomerular capillaries with the Bowman’s capsule that encloses it. Also called malpighian corpuscle.
- Renal cortex
renal cortex n. The part of the kidney containing the glomeruli and the proximal and distal convoluted tubules.