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Bowmans Capsule

Thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron.Part of the kidneys nephrons that are responsible that hosts glomeruli that present a large surface area for mineral and water absorption and secretion.


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glomerulus

I am just wondering what is the difference between bowmans capsule, is it just the capsule that has these simple cells that are around the glomerulus (the cappilaries)...I ...

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by snezka18
Fri May 06, 2011 7:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: glomerulus
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protien molecules

bowmans capsule

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by mith
Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: protien molecules
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Kidney

... most of the blood plasma is filtered through the glomerulus into the bowmans capsule, as most of it is, except proteins and sugar and a few others that are too large to ...

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by zalaskit
Mon May 29, 2006 10:03 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Kidney
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