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.
- Renal cortical lobule
renal cortical lobule n. A subdivision of the kidney, consisting of the medullary ray and the labyrinth, containing renal corpuscles and convoluted tubules.