|The outermost part of the kidney, involved in blood filtration and containing the glomeruli.
|The inner region of the kidney, consisting of renal pyramids that taper into papillae.
|Cone-shaped tissues in the medulla that taper into papillae.
|The innermost ends of the renal pyramids, extending into minor calyces.
|Cup-shaped structures that collect urine from the papillae.
|A structure formed by the convergence of several minor calyces, collecting urine.
|A funnel-shaped structure that collects urine from the major calyces and channels it into the ureter.
|The tube that transports urine from the kidney to the bladder.
|The artery that carries oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood into the kidney for filtration.
|The vein that carries filtered, deoxygenated blood away from the kidney.
|The indented area on the kidney’s surface where the renal artery and vein enter and exit.
|The functional units of the kidney, responsible for filtering blood.