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ateriole
small artery
Bowman capsule
cup-shaped capsule surrounding each glomerulus
calyx or calix (plural: calyces or calices)
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
catherter
tube for injecting or removing fluids
cortex
outer region; the renal cortex is the outer region of the kidney (cortical means pertaining to the cortex)
creatinine
a waste product of muscle metabolism; nitrogenous waste excreted in urine
electrolyte
a chemical that carries an electrical charge in a solution. Examples are potassium (K