column of Bertin

column of Ber·tin -ber-'tan n RENAL COLUMN E. J. Bertin see BERTIN'S COLUMN

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  • column of bertin — bertaⁿ Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Exupère Joseph Bertin died 1781 French anatomist : any of the masses of cortical tissue extending between the sides of the Malpighian pyramids of the kidney as far as the pelvis …   Useful english dictionary

  • bertin's column — noun Usage: usually capitalized B : column of bertin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bertin's column — Ber·tin s column ber .tanz n RENAL COLUMN Ber·tin ber tan Exupère Joseph (1712 1781) French anatomist. Bertin is known primarily for his study of the kidneys. He wrote classic descriptions of the renal columns, which are also known as the columns …   Medical dictionary

  • column — 1. An anatomic part or structure in the form of a pillar or cylindric funiculus. SEE ALSO: fascicle. 2. A vertical object (usually cylindrical), mass, or formation. SYN: columna [TA]. [L. columna] …   Medical dictionary

  • Bertin column hypertrophy — congenital enlargement of renal columns (Bertin columns), a benign condition sometimes mistaken for a renal tumor. Called also renal column h …   Medical dictionary

  • Bertin — Exupère Joseph, French anatomist, 1712–1781. See B. bones, under bone, B. columns, under column, B. ligament, B. ossicles, under ossicle …   Medical dictionary

  • Renal column — Kidney 1 …   Wikipedia

  • renal column — n any of the masses of cortical tissue extending between the sides of the renal pyramids of the kidney as far as the renal pelvis called also Bertin s column, column of Bertin …   Medical dictionary

  • renal column hypertrophy — Bertin column h …   Medical dictionary

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