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(glō-mer′yŭ-lī″) (glō-mer′yŭ-lē″) pl. glomeruli [L. glomerulus, a ball]
1. One of the capillary networks that are part of the renal corpuscles in the nephrons of the kidney. Each is surrounded by a Bowman's capsule, the site of renal (glomerular) filtration, which is the first step in the formation of urine.
FILTRATION IN GLOMERULUS 2. A group of twisted capillaries or nerve fibers.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Glomerulus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755177/0/glomerulus.
Glomerulus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755177/0/glomerulus. Accessed December 16, 2019.
Glomerulus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755177/0/glomerulus
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