Circulation in the kidney. Labels: ai, small branch of renal artery giving off the branch va, which enters glomerulus, issues as ve, and then breaks up into capillaries, which after surrounding the tubule find their way by v into vi, branch of the renal vein; m, capillaries around tubules in parts of the cortical substance where there are no glomeruli.
Keywordskidney, renal, "renal artery", glomerulus, glomeruli, "renal tubules", "renal vein", "kidney circulation", "renal circulation"
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Martin, H. Newell The Human Body: A Text-book of Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1900) 220