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.
- Renal fascia
renal fascia n. The condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding and ensheathing the kidney. Also called Gerota’s capsule.
- Renal ganglion
renal ganglion n. Any of the small scattered sympathetic ganglions along the renal plexus.
- Renal glycosuria
renal glycosuria n. Recurring or persistent glycosuria with blood levels in the normal range, resulting from the failure of renal tubules to reabsorb glucose at a normal rate from the glomerular filtrate.