Renal sinus

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Renal sinus
Details
SystemUrinary system
Identifiers
LatinSinus renalis
TAA08.1.01.005
FMA15611
Anatomical terminology

The renal sinus is a cavity within the kidney which is occupied by the renal pelvis, renal calyces, blood vessels, nerves and fat. The renal hilum extends into a large cavity within the kidney occupied by the renal vessels, minor renal calyces, major renal calyces, renal pelvis and some adipose tissue.

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