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Convoluted tubule of kidney

Convoluted tubule of kidney

The highly convoluted segments of the nephron in the renal labyrinth comprising the proximal convoluted tubule, which leads from bowmans Capsule to the descending limb of Henle's loop, and the distal convoluted tubule, which leads from the ascending limb of Henle's loop to the collecting tube.

Synonym: tubulus renalis contortus, Ferrein's tube, tubulus contortus.


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Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.

... salts & glucose) are reabsorbed into the blood from the proximal convoluted tubule substances the body wants to get rid of that weren't removed during filtration are secreted ...

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Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:58 am
 
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Aldosterone?

... potassium) and to control water balance in kidney. Thus it is important to maintain the blood ... and potassium secretion in the distal convoluted tubule --> aldosteron is only released when osmolarity ...

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Tue Jan 31, 2006 7:20 pm
 
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