Glomeruli
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Glomeruli — Tiny ball shaped structures in the kidney composed of capillary blood vessels actively involved in the filtration of the blood to form urine. The glomerulus is one of the key structures that make up the nephron, the functional unit of the kidney …   Medical dictionary

  • Glomeruli — inksto kamuolėliai statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Glomeruli ryšiai: platesnis terminas – inksto kūnelis sinonimas – glomerulai …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • glomeruli — plural of glomerulus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • glomeruli — noun That which is affected by glomerular nephropathies …   Wiktionary

  • Glomeruli — Glo|me|ru|li: Plur. von ↑Glomerulus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • glomeruli — n. cluster of small blood vessels (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Glomerŭli Malpighĭi — Glomerŭli Malpighĭi, s. Wundernetz …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Glomeruli arteriosi cochleae — sraigės arteriniai kamuolėliai statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Glomeruli arteriosi cochleae ryšiai: platesnis terminas – labirinto arterija …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • glomeruli arteriosi cochleae — an arterial network surrounding the cochlea …   Medical dictionary

  • capsula glomeruli — capsule of glomerulus: the double walled globular dilatation that forms the beginning of a renal tubule and surrounds the glomerulus; the inner wall is called the visceral layer and the outer wall is called the parietal layer. Called also Bowman …   Medical dictionary

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