Kidney pyramids are the conical arrangements of tubules that constitute the renal medulla in a multi-lobed mammalian kidney; they contain the loops of Henle and the medullary collecting ducts. [ http://anatomy.uams.edu/anatomyhtml/kidney.html http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0072056 ]

Synonyms: renal pyramid Malpighian pyramid

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

depicted by

Kidney:PioM.png

external ontology notes

not the same as FMA:50609 Pyramid (which is a volume / dimensional entity)

fma set term

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FMA_74268

has alternative id

UBERON:0002449

UBERON:0005098

has related synonym

renal medullary region

medullary pyramid

pyramid of Malphigi

Malpighian pyramid

pyramides renales

Malphigian pyramid

pyramis renalis

pyramid of Malpighi

id

UBERON:0004200