Function of Renal Cortex?


The renal cortex is an outer portion of the kidney, situated between the renal capsule and the renal medulla. It is the part of the kidney where ultra filtration takes place and also where Erythropoietin is produced. In adults it forms the outer smooth zone with projections extending down between the pyramids.
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The renal cortex is the part of the kidneys which mostly consists of nephrons and blood vessels. Its function is to filter blood and to remove the waste products inside the body.
n. The part of the kidney containing the glomeruli and the proximal and distal convoluted tubules.
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The renal cortex is the outer part of the substance of the kidney, composed mainly of
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