medulla of kidney

n.

The inner darker portion of the parenchyma of the kidneys that consists of the renal pyramids.

Nearby words

  1. medroxyprogesterone,
  2. medulla,
  3. medulla oblongata,
  4. medulla of adrenal gland,
  5. medulla of hair shaft,
  6. medulla of lymph node,
  7. medullary,
  8. medullary artery of brain,
  9. medullary carcinoma,
  10. medullary cavity


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