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Which one of the following statements is incorrect?
A. The medullary zone of kidney is divided into a few conical masses called medullary pyramids projecting into the calyces.

B. Inside the kidney the cortical region extends in between the medullary pyramids as renal pelvis.

C. Glomerulus alongwith Bowman’s capsule is called the renal corpuscle.

D. Renal corpuscle, proximal convoluted tabule (PCT) and distal convoluted tubule (DCT) of the nephron are situated in the cortical region of kidney

Answer :

The cortical regions extend in between medullary pyramids as renal columns which are called Columns of Bertini. It allows better anchorage of the cortex.


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