outer stripes of renal medulla
outer stripes of renal medulla[TA]
the more superficial or more peripheral portion of the outer medulla of the kidney, recognizable on sagittal section through the pyramid of a fresh specimen; it is structurally distinct from the outer stripe in that it is traversed only by thick portions (limbs) of nephron tubules.
Synonym(s): stria externa medullae renalis [TA]
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