Renal column

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Renal column
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Latin columnae renales
System Urinary system
Gray's p.1221
Anatomical terminology

The renal column (or Bertin column, or column of Bertin) is a medullary extension of the renal cortex in between the renal pyramids. It allows the cortex to be better anchored.

Each column consists of lines of blood vessels and urinary tubes and a fibrous material.

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