endocrine kidney

endocrine kidney

Subinfarct Nephrology A popular term for atrophy of renal tubules due to renal artery stenosis or healed infarcts which, absent interstitial fibrosis, imparts a low-power appearance of an endocrine gland
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They explain both basic science and clinical aspects relating to the molecular basis of hormones; the hypothalamus and the concept of neurosecretion; the pituitary gland and its diseases; the testes and ovaries; the endocrine control of puberty and salt and water balance; hormones of pregnancy, parturition, and lactation; the adrenal glands; the thyroid gland, the islets of Langerhans and their hormones; diabetes; the gut-brain axis; hormones, endocrine tumors, and the gut; the parathyroids, the endocrine kidney, and calcium regulation; and the genetics of endocrine tumors.