porta renis


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[TA]
the depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal nerves and where the apex of the renal pelvis occurs.
Synonym(s): hilum renale [TA], porta renis

porta renis

The hilus of the kidney; the site of entry and exit of vessels and the ureter.
See also: porta
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