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Descriptor English: Kidney Medulla
Descriptor Spanish: Médula Renal
Descriptor Portuguese: Medula Renal
Descriptor French: Médulla rénale
Entry term(s): Kidney Medullas
Kidney Papilla
Kidney Papillas
Medulla, Kidney
Medullas, Kidney
Papilla, Kidney
Papillas, Kidney
Tree number(s): A05.810.453.466
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007679
Scope note: The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Kidney (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 79; was see under KIDNEY 1975-78
History Note: 79(73); was see under KIDNEY 1975-78
DeCS ID: 7854
Unique ID: D007679
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Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1991/01/07
Kidney Medulla - Preferred
Concept UI M0012019
Scope note The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.
Preferred term Kidney Medulla
Entry term(s) Kidney Medullas
Medulla, Kidney
Medullas, Kidney
Kidney Papilla - Narrower
Concept UI M0012020
Preferred term Kidney Papilla
Entry term(s) Kidney Papillas
Papilla, Kidney
Papillas, Kidney



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