Tissue surrounding the loop of Henle in the renal medulla. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bone_marrow_of_ovaryry_interstitium ]

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Term information

definition
  • Tissue surrounding the loop of Henle in the renal medulla.
function notes
  • It functions in renal water reabsorption by building up a high hypertonicity, which draws water out of the thin descending limb of the loop of Henle and the collecting duct system. This hypertonicity, in turn, is created by an efflux of urea from the inner medullary collecting duct.
has exact synonym
  • kidney medulla interstitium
  • renal medullary interstitium
  • renal medullary interstitial tissue
has narrow synonym
  • medullary interstitium
has related synonym
  • medullary stroma
id
  • UBERON:0005211