Terms in this set (7)

  • Renal Pelvis
    collects urine from the nephrons
  • Renal Medulla
    is the inner region of the kidney that contains pyramids
  • Renal Artery
    brings waste-filled blood into the kidneys from the aorta for filtering
  • Renal Vein
    transports filtered blood from the kidney to the inferior vena cava
  • Renal Cortex
    the outer region of the kidney that contains millions of nephrons
  • Ureter
    tube that transports filtered liquid, urine, from the kidneys to the urinary bladder
  • Renal Capsule
    is the outermost membrane that surrounds the kidney