the distal sub-portion of the ascending loop of Henle which is lined by simple cuboidal epithelium and enters the renal cortex to empty a hypotonic filtrate into the distal convoluted tubule [ MP:0011344 ]

Synonyms: thick ascending limb of Henle's loop straight portion of distal convoluted tubule thick ascending limb of distal tubule tubulus rectus distalis distal straight tubule ascending thick limb thick ascending limb loop of Henle ascending limb thick segment straight portion of distal convoluted renal tubule

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information


uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

editor note

TODO - thick/thin check. Also - does the loop of Henle overlap the distal convoluted tubule? FMA divides DCT into straight and convoluted portions

has related synonym

tubulus rectus distalis