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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11) The lesions seen in diabetic nephropathy that are represented as hyalinosis of the glomerular capillary tuft, arterioles, and capsular drops localized on the inner aspect of the Bowman capsule have been described in the literature as insudative lesions because they include blood-derived proteins, such as IgM and C1q.
GFR, SNGFR, glomerular capillary pressure (PGd, single nephron plasma flow (Qa), single nephron filtration fraction (SNFF), afferent (AR) and efferent (ER) resistances, afferent (7A) and efferent (7rE) oncotic pressure and ultrafiltration coefficient (Kf) were calculated.
Nature of the glomerular capillary injury in human membranous glomerulopathy.
7,8) As shown in Figure 4, the glomerular capillary loops are thickened but show no evidence of crescents, focal necrosis, or endocapillary proliferation.
Permselectivity of the glomerular capillary wall: III.
C4d and C4bp deposition along glomerular capillary walls in a patient with preeclampsia.
3,8] Protein loss from the kidney may be caused by changes in glomerular capillary permeability, pore size and charge of basement membrane, tubular reabsorption, or catabolism.
The other main type of glomerular solidification is when the glomerular capillary tuft retracts to the vascular pole, and the Bowman capsule is filled with interstitial-type collagen.
The thickness of the basement membranes of the Bowman's capsule and of glomerular capillary endothelium was measured at several randomly chosen points.
One proposal is that an early event is the increase in "large pores" in the glomerular capillary wall, which allows more high-molecular-weight proteins (e.
In the normal kidney, the negatively charged glomerular capillary wall repels negatively charged albumin and prevents its filtration (charge-barrier).
Glomerular capillary repair is one of the processes that have been demonstrated to play a key role in the progression of glomerular diseases.