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In the kidney, the loop of Henle is the portion of the nephron that leads from the proximal convoluted tubule to the distal convoluted tubule. The loop has a hairpin bend in the renal medulla. The main function of this structure is to create a concentration gradient in...
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Loop diuretics are diuretics that act on the ascending loop of Henle in the kidney. They are primarily used in medicine to treat hypertension and edema often due to congestive heart failure or renal insufficiency.
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long, U-shaped portion of the tubule that conducts urine within each nephron of the kidney of reptiles, birds, and mammals. The principal function of the loop of Henle appears to be the recovery of water and sodium chloride from the urine. This function allows production of urine that is far more concentrated than blood, limiting the amount of water needed...
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Loop of henle information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other ... Loop of henle: The U-shaped portion of the renal tubule ...
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Encyclopedia article about loop of Henle. Information about loop of Henle in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary.
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Loop of Henle. Distal tubule. Macula densa. Collecting duct ... A loop of Henle descends into the medulla, makes a hairpin turn, and returns to the cortex. ...
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In the Loop of Henle there is continued reabsorption of water, sodium, chloride. The distal convoluted tubule receives fluid from the loop of Henle. ...
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V. Loop of Henle. VI. Distal Tubule. VII. Collecting Tubule and Duct. VIII. ... The third loop is formed by the ascending limb of Henle and the descending ...
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The loop of Henle sticks into the medulla. So, the environment around the loop of Henle is the interstitial fluid of the medulla. ...
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... along the descending limb of the loop of Henle was examined in Psammomys ... multiplication by the thin loops of Henle. Am J Physiol. 1967 Feb; ...
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Information about loop of Henle in Free online English dictionary. What is loop of Henle? ... Henle's loop. juxtamedullary nephron. limb. loop. medulla of the ...
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Henle And The Loops entertained the animals at the Indy Zoo on Friday night June ... It's the Henle Summer Break. The Loops are scheduled to crank it up again ...
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