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Quiz: Kidney Anatomy

  Capsule  Cortex  Renal Pyramids Renal Tubules Malpighian corpuscles Renal Papillae Medulla Renal Pelvis Ureter Renal Vein Renal Artery Hilus Calyx Interlobar arteries and veins

Kidney: Coronal Section

To view the internal structures of the kidney, a coronal section can be applied.  This type of cut will separate the front half of the structure from the back half.    The inner area is called the medulla and is made of individual renal pyramids, which  may not …