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Renal corpuscle

renal corpuscle

The tuft of glomerular capillaries and the capsula glomeruli that encloses it.

Synonym: corpusculum renis, malpighian corpuscles. The capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron.


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Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated

... first "squeezed" out into the nephron starting at the "Renal Corpuscle". The excreted fluid now starts to travel through the nephron. At the very beginning, ...

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Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:38 am
 
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Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis as a sequela of SSD

... the glomerulus squeezes out primary urine, which then travels into the renal system. My only guess is that urine is now "trapped" between ... body, but how does abnormally shaped Red Blood Cells damage the renal corpuscle? I thought blood wasn't even supposed to be processed in the nephron. ...

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Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:07 pm
 
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Re: functions

... limb of the loop of henle and 2)the afferent arteriole serving the renal corpuscle occurs. Together with the juxtaglomerular cells, they constitue the juxtaglomerular ...

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by clarence
Sat Jul 09, 2005 8:46 am
 
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