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Which one of the following statements is incorrect?
A. The medullary zone of kidney is divided into a few cortical 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 tubule PCT) and distal convoluted tubule DCT) of the nephron are situated in the cortical region of kidney.

Answer :

The incorrect statement is B.

The reason being that the region extending between the medullary pyramids is known as Column of Bertin or Renal colimn) and NOT renal pelvis. The renal pelvis is the upper enlarged end of the ureter.


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