Renal lobe

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Renal lobe
Kidney PioM.png
System Urinary system
Artery Interlobar arteries
Vein Interlobar veins
Latin Lobi renales
Anatomical terminology

The renal lobe is a portion of a kidney consisting of a renal pyramid and the renal cortex above it.[1]

It is visible without a microscope, though it is easier to see in humans than in other animals.

It is composed of many renal lobules, which are not visible without a microscope.

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

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