Henle's loop

[ hen-leez ]
/ ˈhɛn liz /

noun


Origin of Henle's loop

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for henle's loop

Henle's loop

/ (ˈhɛnlɪz) /

noun

anatomy See loop 1 (def. 10b)

Word Origin for Henle's loop

C19: named after F. G. J. Henle (1809–85), German anatomist

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Medicine definitions for henle's loop

Henle's loop

n.

nephronic loop

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