vasa recta

vasa rec·ta -'rek-tə n pl
1) numerous small vessels that arise from the terminal branches of arteries supplying the intestine, encircle the intestine, and divide into more branches between its layers
2) hairpin-shaped vessels that arise from the arteriole leading away from a renal glomerulus, descend into the renal pyramids, reunite as they ascend, and play a role in the concentration of urine

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  • Vasa recta — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteriolae rectae renis GraySubject = 253 GrayPage = 1224 Caption = A nephron, the vasa recta is labelled arteria recta Caption2 = BranchFrom = Arcuate arteries of the kidney, efferent arteriole BranchTo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Vasa recta — Esquema del túbulo renal y de su suministro vascular. (Los vasa recta se encuentran rodeando al asa de Henle, que se ve en el centro a la izquierda). En el suministro de sangre a los riñones, los vasa recta renis (o vasos rectos del riñón) forman …   Wikipedia Español

  • Vasa recta — kraujagyslinis pluoštelis statusas T sritis histologija, ląstelių chemija, histologinė chemija, audinių kultūra atitikmenys: lot. Fasciculus vascularis; Vasa recta ryšiai: platesnis terminas – inksto kraujagyslės …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Vasa recta — kraujagyslinis pluoštelis statusas T sritis histologija atitikmenys: lot. Fasciculus vascularis; Vasa recta ryšiai: platesnis terminas – inksto kraujagyslės sinonimas – tiesiosios kraujagyslės …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • Vasa recta (intestines) — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 248 GrayPage = 1175 Caption = Caption2 = BranchFrom = BranchTo = Vein = Supplies = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = DorlandsSuf = For the kidney structure, see vasa recta Vasa recta are… …   Wikipedia

  • vasa recta renis — TA alternative for arteriolae rectae renis …   Medical dictionary

  • Vasa — may refer to: * House of Vasa, a medieval Swedish noble family, the royal house of Sweden 1523 1654 and of Poland 1587 1668 ** Vasa (ship), a Swedish warship that sank in 1628, since restored ** Vasa Museum, Stockholm, where the restored ship is… …   Wikipedia

  • recta — pl of RECTUM recta see VASA RECTA …   Medical dictionary

  • Loop of Henle — Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (Loop of Henle visible center left.) Latin ansa nephroni Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Asa de Henle — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Esquema del túbulo renal y de su suministro vascular. (El asa de Henle se ve en el centro a la izquierda) En el riñón, el asa de Henle es un tubo con forma de horquilla (similar a la letra U ) ubicado en las nefronas …   Wikipedia Español

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