Branches of renal pelvis to renal papillae
Hilum of Kidney
Medial depression for blood vessels and ureter to enter kidney chamber
Functional unit of kidney; Chief function is to regulate the concentration of water and soluble substances like sodium salts by filtering the blood, reabsorbing what is needed and excreting the rest as urine.
Located between renal pyramids; anchors renal cortex
Shell around the renal medulla
Location where the medullary pyramids empty urine into the minor calyx.
Superior funnel-shaped end of ureter inside the renal sinus; a funnel for urine flowing to the ureter.
Hollow chamber within the kidney; occupied by the renal pelvis, renal calyces, blood vessels, nerves and fat.