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Kidney Tubules, Proximal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Kidney Tubules, Proximal
Tree Number(s)
A05.810.453.736.560.570
Unique ID
D007687
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007687
Annotation
"descending tubules" = DESCENDING LIMB OF LOOP OF HENLE
Scope Note
The renal tubule portion that extends from the BOWMAN CAPSULE in the KIDNEY CORTEX into the KIDNEY MEDULLA. The proximal tubule consists of a convoluted proximal segment in the cortex, and a distal straight segment descending into the medulla where it forms the U-shaped LOOP OF HENLE.
Entry Term(s)
Proximal Kidney Tubule
Proximal Renal Tubule
Previous Indexing
Kidney Tubules (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Kidney Tubules, Proximal Preferred
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