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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.
Creatinine, a muscle waste product, has an imperfect association with the glomerular filtration rate (GFR)--the volume of fluid filtered from the renal (kidney) glomerular capillaries into the Bowman's capsule per unit time.
The glomerular capillaries must be intact in order to clear substances from the plasma: the more their integrity is compromised by deterioration and alteration of permeability, the more the resulting glomerular filtrate will resemble plasma in its composition.
1) and widespread thrombi within glomerular capillaries (Fig.
In our experiment, EGb treatment diminished the diabetes-induced enlargement of glomerular capillaries and capsular space probably by regulation of the filtering blood pressure.
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.
About 50 million glomerular capillaries filter your blood.
Patients with this disease have predominant involvement of glomerular capillaries, without the granuloma formation seen in Wegener's granulomatosis (WG).
CG is initially associated with disruption of the glomerular basement membrane and glomerular capillaries.
20% of glomerular capillaries showed marked con-gestion (+++).
There was a diffuse dilation of the glomerular capillaries with an extensive deposition of predominantly extracellularly localized lipidlike material in capillary lumina and basement membranes (Figure, E and F).
GFR is the amount of fluid filtered through the glomerular capillaries into the Bowman's capsule per unit time (Eaton & Pooler, 2004).