From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (June 2013)|
Frontal section through kidney.
The major function of the renal pelvis is to act as a funnel for urine flowing to the ureter.
The renal pelvis is the location of several kinds of kidney cancer.
- Anatomy figure: 40:03-07 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Section of the kidney, anterior view."
- SUNY Anatomy Image 8962
- Organology at UC Davis Urinary/mammal/pelvis0/pelvis1 - "Mammal, renal pelvis (Gross, Medium)"
- Organology at UC Davis Urinary/mammal/pelvis1/pelvis1 - "Mammal, renal pelvis (LM, Medium)"
|This article related to the genitourinary system is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|