Flashcards in Histology Deck (12):
What kind of epithelium lines the thin limb of the loop of henle?
Simple squamous lining
What is the epithelial lining in the thick ascending limb?
Which one; the proximal or distal convoluted tubule, has a brush border?
What is the epithelium of the distal convoluted tubule?
What is the epithelial lining of the collecting ducts?
What are the three components of the juxtaglomerular apparatus?
Extraglomerular mesangial cells
What is the purpose of the macula densa cells?
They sense the ion composition in the distal convoluted tubule
What do the juxtaglomerular cells do?
They contain and secrete renin
Where are the juxtaglomerular cells?
In the wall of the afferent arteriole
What epithelium is most of the urinary tract lined with?
What lines the distal end of the urethra in the female ?
Stratified squamous epithelium