Kidney anatomy, illustration

Kidney anatomy, illustration

C030/8602 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 100.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: This image may not be used in educational posters

Caption: Kidney anatomy, illustration. Close-up view of blood vessels in the kidney, branching into capillaries in the capsules (Bowman's capsules or glomerular capsules) where filtration takes places. Within the glomeruli, urine is formed as urea and other waste products are filtered from the blood. The darker coloured areas are the renal pyramids, within an area called the renal medulla. The lighter areas are part of the renal pelvis, into which urine drains to reach the kidney's ureter (not seen). The darker red blood vessels, part of the venous system, are carrying deoxygenated blood. The brighter red blood vessels are part of the arterial system, and are carrying oxygenated blood.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, arterial, arteries, artery, artwork, biological, biology, blood, blood vessel, bowman's capsule, capillaries, capillary, capsules, cleaning, close-up, detail, excreting, excretion, excretory system, filtering, filtration, glomerular capsule, glomeruli, glomerulus, human body, illustration, kidney, nitrogenous waste, no-one, nobody, physiological, physiology, renal, renal medulla, renal pelvis, tissue, urea, urinary system, urine production, vascular, vein, veins, venous

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.