nephron loop

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neph·ron loop

[TA]
the U-shaped part of the nephron extending from the proximal to the distal tubules; it consists of a descending limb, a descending loop, and an ascending limb; located in the medulla renalis and medullary ray.
Synonym(s): Henle ansa, Henle loop

neph·ron loop

(nef'ron lūp) [TA]
The U-shaped part of the nephron, extending from the proximal to the distal convoluted tubules, consisting of descending and ascending limbs, located in the renal medulla and medullary ray.
Synonym(s): Henle ansa, Henle loop, nephronic loop.
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