Chapter 19. The Urinary System. Learning Objectives (1 of 2). Describe normal structure and functions of the kidneys Explain pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of glomerulonephritis, nephrosis, nephrosclerosis, and glomerulosclerosis
The Urinary System
A representation of fine structure of glomerular filter as visualized by electron microscopy. Segment of glomerular capillaries
A representation of fine structure of glomerular filter as visualized by electron microscopy. Cross-section through the center of the glomerulus.
The structure of the renal tubule, illustrating its relationship to the glomerulus and the collecting tubule.
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Section of kidney revealing white urate deposits within renal pyramid and large urate deposit near tip of pyramid