Flashcards in Urinary System (additional) Deck (6)
Compact mass of uniferous tubule
Numerous radiating dark lines from the outer boundary to the capsule leaving a narrow zone
Straight portions of the uniferous tubules
these cells form a conical mass, the apex of which is continuous with the mesangium of the glomerulus; laterally it is bounded by the afferent and efferent arterioles and its base abuts the macula densa.
Lacis cells/Goormagtigh cells
are flat and elongated with extensive fine cytoplasmic processes extending from their ends and surrounded by a network of mesangial material.