What is the outer part of the kidney called?

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The outer region of a kidney is called a cortex. The inner region of a kidney is called a medulla. The functional unit of a kidney is called a Nephron.
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on cut section kidney can be viewed into outer cortex and inner medulla.mostly renal corpuscle,proximal and distal convoluted tubules of the nephrons lie in this region.the osmolarity
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Oreo cookies where the outer crust is white are called vanilla Oreos. The normal ones are chocolate.
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