Classes of Nephrons.
What are the cortical nephrons? Makes up % of nephrons? Located where and what's the exception?
What are the juxtamedullary nephrons?
- Cortical nephrons : makes up 80% nephrons. except for the small parts of their nephron loops that dip into the outer medulla, they are located entirely in the cortex.
- Juxtamedullary nephrons : long nephron loop. Glomerulus closer to cortex-medulla junction. Important in production of concentrated urine.