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A glomerulus is a capillary tuft surrounded by Bowman's capsule in nephrons of the vertebrate kidney. It receives its blood supply from an afferent arteriole of the renal circulation. Unlike most other capillary beds, the...
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The Bowman's capsule is a cup-like sac at the beginning of the tubular component of a nephron in the mammalian kidney. A glomerulus is enclosed in the sac. Fluids from blood in the glomerulus are collected in the Bowman's capsule and further processed along the nephron...
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Aspects of the topic glomerulus are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References major reference ( in renal system (anatomy): Minute structure ) ...Bowman’s capsule, encloses a cluster of capillaries (microscopic blood vessels) called the glomerulus. The capsule and glomerulus together constitute a renal corpuscle, also called a...
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Glomerulus of the Nephron. Tubules of the Nephron. Juxtaglomerular Apparatus ... The anatomical glomerulus is enclosed by two layers of epithelium, Bowman's capsule. ...
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Definition of glomerulus from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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attacking the glomeruli, the tiny units. within the kidney where ... filtered in the glomerulus, and extra water. and wastes pass into the tubule and become ...
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Blood leaving the glomerulus passes into a second capillary network (not shown ... only 50% of the urea filtered at the glomerulus is reclaimed ...
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Renin Release by Kidney Glomerulus ,Afferent arteries from the glomerulus release renin, an enzyme that acts on circulating angiotensinogen to form angiotensin I. ...
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Glomerulus and Bowman's capsule ,Normal structure of the glomerulus, a small cluster of capillaries, snclosed in Bowman's capsule at the beginning of each urinary ...
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What is glomerulus? Meaning of glomerulus medical term. What does glomerulus mean? ... juxtamedullary glomerulus. lobular glomerulonephritis. membranous ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The glomerulus is one of the key structures that make up the nephron, the ...
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glomerulus. Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/glomerulus" ...
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Often used alone to designate one of the glomeruli of the kidney. ... glomerulus ... glomeruli. cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) glomerular. glomeruli. nephritis ...
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glomerulus synonyms. glomerulus usage examples and glomerulus quotes. ... glomeruli -·li′ (-lī′) any cluster or structure of blood vessels or nerves; esp. ...
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