glomerular capsule


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Noun1.glomerular capsule - thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron
malpighian body, malpighian corpuscle, renal corpuscle - the capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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However, in the ADR-induced FSGS group, severe pathological lesions were observed, characterized by glomerular swelling, expansion of the renal glomerular capsule space, focal glomerular sclerosis in some of the glomeruli and protein casts in the renal tubular lumens [Supplementary Figure 1]c and [Supplementary Figure 1]d.
Some epithelium cells of tubules, degeneration changes of the kind of hydropic changes, cytoplasmic vacuolation and also dilated glomerular capsule were observed (Fig.
(a) The control group had no significant hypertrophy, contracted or distended glomerular capsule, basement membrane hyperplasia, or inflammatory cell infiltration within the glomeruli.