Definition of Glomerulus. Meaning of Glomerulus. Synonyms of Glomerulus

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Definition of Glomerulus

Glomerulus
Glomerulus Glo*mer"u*lus, n.; pl. Glomeruli. [NL., dim. of L. glomus. See 3d Glome.] (Anat.) The bunch of looped capillary blood vessels in a Malpighian capsule of the kidney.

Meaning of Glomerulus from wikipedia

- sufficient hydrostatic pressure within the glomerulus to provide the force for ultrafiltration. The glomerulus and its surrounding Bowman's capsule constitute...
- Glomerulus is the diminutive of the Latin glomus, meaning "ball of yarn". Glomerulus may refer to: the filtering unit of the kidney; see Glomerulus (kidney)...
- the glomerulus at the vascular pole. The glomerular filtrate leaves the Bowman's capsule at the renal tubule at the urinary pole. The glomerulus is the...
- continuous renewal of Glomerulus receptors throughout the life cycle, and the relationship between the olfactory neuron and the glomerulus, and finally, the...
- renal corpuscle is composed of two structures, the glomerulus and the Bowman's capsule. The glomerulus is a small tuft of capillaries containing two cell...
- vasculitis), or diabetes. Glomerulonephritis refers to an inflammation of the glomerulus, which is the unit involved in filtration in the kidney. This inflammation...
- the filtration of blood to form urine. A glomerulus is enclosed in the sac. Fluids from blood in the glomerulus are collected in the Bowman's capsule. Outside...
- The cerebellar glomerulus is a small, intertwined m**** of nerve fiber terminals in the granular layer of the cerebellar cortex. It consists of post-synaptic...
- in Bowman's capsule in the kidneys that wrap around capillaries of the glomerulus. Podocytes make up the epithelial lining of Bowman's capsule, the third...
- arterioles enter the glomerulus and the efferent arteriole leaves it, the tubule of the nephron touches the arterioles of the glomerulus from which it arose...