Definition of Henle's loop in US English:

Henle's loop


  • another term for loop of Henle
    • ‘Initially anchored to Henle's loops inside the kidney, stones eventually dislodge, migrating to the ureters.’
    • ‘The pyramid is home to the Henle's loops and collecting ducts.’
    • ‘These segments are the thick ascending limb of Henle's loop and the papillary collecting duct.’
    • ‘The two limbs of Henle's loop are a counter-current.’
    • ‘The length of the Henle's loops determines the maximum concentration that can be achieved.’


Henle's loop

/ˌhenlēz ˈlo͞op/