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glomerulus

[glə′mər·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A tuft of capillary loops projecting into the lumen of a renal corpuscle.
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Renal histopathology in our study also showed the presence of pigment in glomerular capillaries, interstitium and tubules.
Immunofluorescence findings in type-I MPGN are typical of a fine to coarse, granular pattern along the glomerular capillaries with C3, but of lesser intensity with immunoglobulins.
8[+ or -]26 area of the 30 31** glomerular capillaries ([micro][m.
The solitary case with a focal pattern of C4d deposition along the peritubular capillaries also had a diffuse granular pattern of C4d deposition in the glomerular capillaries and mesangium; immunofluorescence was also positive for IgG, IgA, C1q, and C3, but was negative for IgM.
CG is initially associated with disruption of the glomerular basement membrane and glomerular capillaries.
About 50 million glomerular capillaries filter your blood.