Unformatted text preview: rine Two types of nephrons 1.cortical nephrons (represents 85%) located
entirely in the cortex, except for loop of henle
that dips down into outer medulla, efferent
arteriole supply peritubules
2.juxtamedullary nephrons located in the
cortex-medulla junction (help to produce
concentrated urine) Loop of Henel dips down
deeper into medulla and thin segments are
much longer than cortical, efferent arteriole
supplies vasa recta S et Ch a m p io n s
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2013 for the course HUB 205 taught by Professor Benjaminpage during the Winter '12 term at University of Cape Town.
- Winter '12