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Proximal

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(1) (anatomy) Characterized by being close or near to the point of anatomical reference.

(2) (anatomy) Being situated near to the point of attachment to the body.


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Cellular Reincarnation

... view into “Les Trois Vallées'” OCT4 told me. “The three large valleys you can see from here are named “Outer Valley”, “Middle Valley”, and “Most Proximal Valley”. OCT4 continued. “If you look carefully, you can see all wonderful places that you can reach from each of these valleys. At the edge ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
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Views: 1999

histology about kidney !

HOw can we identify the cell in PCT (proximal convolunted tubule) & decending limb of loop of henle ? Also ,, how can we identify the cell of PST(proximal straighted tubule) & PCT ???

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by ramichow
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:39 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: histology about kidney !
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Views: 1689

Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.

I'm under the impression that there is some selective reabsorption of desirable things in the proximal convoluted tubule using active transport. Otherwise I agree :)

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by Babybel56
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.
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Views: 3448

Oops.. there goes the femoral artery

... and apparently she was very lucky that she didn't need an amputation, but I just wanted to know what were the chances of surviving a cut to the proximal superficial (common femoral) compared to a cut at the superficial femoral, or a cut to the distal branches of the femoral artery. Poor patient, ...

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by fastsandslash
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Oops.. there goes the femoral artery
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Views: 3582

Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.

... The things I think that dont happen are : substances the body wants to keep (like 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 from the peritubular capillaries ...

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by studentconsulting
Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:58 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.
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