column of Bertin

noun
column of Ber·​tin | \ -ber-ˈtaⁿ How to pronounce column of Bertin (audio) \

Medical Definition of column of Bertin

: any of the masses of cortical tissue extending between the sides of the renal pyramids of the kidney as far as the renal pelvis

called also Bertin's column, renal column

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“Column of Bertin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/column%20of%20Bertin. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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