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

Synonyms: kidney medulla interstitium renal medullary interstitium renal medullary interstitial tissue

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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 narrow synonym

medullary interstitium

has related synonym

medullary stroma

id

UBERON:0005211

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