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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Renal glomerulus surrounded by Bowman-Shumlyansky's capsule has clear borders (Fig.
Approximately 5%-10% of plasma phosphate is protein-bound and is, therefore, not filterable at the renal glomerulus.
By rejuvenating the oral glucose tolerance test, we may be able to identify these at-risk patients sooner and thus prevent or slow the progression of the hyaline staining, periodic acid-Schiff-positive, type IV collagen, basement membrane material from being deposited within the renal glomerulus and the mesangium, which is related to the progressive renal disease seen in this population (J.