Corpuscule


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Cor`pus´cule


n.1.A corpuscle.
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As typically known, DM nephropathy causes lesions in the renal corpuscule, but in our study, morphological changes were mostly prominent in renal tubules.
The glomerulus provides the origin of the nephron; together with Bowman's capsule it comprises the renal corpuscule that opens into the proximal convoluted tubule connected with the distal tubule by the loop of Henle.