renal papilla

renal papilla n the apex of a renal pyramid which projects into the lumen of a calyx of the kidney and through which collecting tubules discharge urine

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papilla renalis [TA] the blunted apex of a renal pyramid, found in the inner zone of the renal medulla and projecting into a renal sinus.

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