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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The glomerular capsule of the kidney: The kidney tissue section in the diabetic rats had an atrophy of the glomerular capsule characterised by a decreased glomerular vessel density.
The proximal convoluted tubules, the distal convoluted tubule and the renal corpuscles with glomerulus and glomerular capsule are very clear and prominent (Fig.
The pathogenic changes of diabetic nephropathy involve several different complex chains of reactions that culminate in damaging, oxidative remodeling of the vessel walls of the glomerular capsule.