Interlobular veins

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Interlobular veins
Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply.
Drains from Efferent arteriole
Drains to Arcuate vein
Artery Interlobular arteries
Latin venae interlobulares renis
TA A05.8.01.058
FMA 71453
Anatomical terminology

The stellate veins join to form the interlobular veins, which pass inward between the rays, receive branches from the plexuses around the convoluted tubules, and, having arrived at the bases of the renal pyramids, join with the venae rectae.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links[edit]

  • Histology image: 16015loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: kidney, H&E, interlobular artery and vein"