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the outermost portion of the kidney, makes up about a third of the kidney's tissue mass, just in from the outer capsule
The structures in the kidney where blood filtration takes place., within the medulla, dozen or so triangular-shaped areas,
Step in which needed water, nutrients and minerals are put back into the peritubular capillaries.
Step in which plasma (water, nutrients, etc.) is taken out of the capillaries and drawn into the nephron at Bowman's capsule
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