Describe the structure of nephron with the help of diagram
A. Structure of the Nephron :
- Each Nephron has basically two parts : 1. Malpighian body 2. Renal tubule
- It consists of Bowman’s capsule and bunch of fine blood capillaries called glomerulus.
- Glomerulus develops from afferent arteriole. It gives rise to an efferent arteriole.
- It has three parts
- Proximal Convoluted Tubule (PCT)
- Loop of Henle
- ‘U’ shaped second or Distal Convoluted Tubule (DCT)