glomerulus

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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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Glomeruli with circumferential cellular crescent, fibrin, and destruction of Bowman's capsule.
Dilation of glomeruli and increase in their size could cause vasodilatation and hence decrease in blood pressure in the vessels.
TGP treatment significantly decreased the number of macrophages in the glomeruli and tubulointerstitial areas (Figs.
Free hemoglobin released in sickle cell anemia is filtered by the glomeruli and reabsorbed by proximal convoluted tubules, leading to renal hemosiderosis.
So the remaining glomeruli have to work that much harder, which leads to more lost glomeruli.
Conclusion: In 2 previous studies that reported C4d staining characteristics in a total of 28 patients with lupus nephritis, all patients had C4d deposition in the glomeruli, and none had C4d staining in the peritubular capillaries.
The glomeruli were categorized using a modified World Health Organization classification (Churg et al.
The kidney's inner structures, called glomeruli, include small capillaries surrounded by membranes through which blood is filtered to produce urine.
Average glomerular diameter was determined by taking the average five reference points measured from one point of the glomeruli across the glomeruli to a second point (Figure 3A).
The deterioration that characterizes kidney disease of diabetes takes place in and around the glomeruli, the blood-filtering units of the kidneys.
The tiny filters throughout the kidneys are called glomeruli (glo-MEHR-yoo-lie).
Protein molecules in the blood are too large to get through glomeruli filters that are functioning normally.