2.5 Histology of the kidney
As the anatomy and histology of the kidney is quite complex, this video gives you a short tour of the section, before you look at it yourself in the virtual microscope.
Open thein a new window or tab. Find Slide 9 in the ‘Week 3’ category.
Now it’s your turn to identify the main areas that exist within the kidney sample shown in Slide 9. Try to locate each of the following:
- the glomerulus
- Bowman’s capsule
- convoluted tubules
- the loop of Henle
- collecting tubules.