juxtaglomerular apparatus

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n. aparato yuxtaglomerular, grupo de células localizadas alrededor de arteriolas aferentes del riñón, que intervienen en la producción de renina y en el metabolismo del sodio.
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The innervation of the juxtaglomerular apparatus and surrounding tubules: a quantitative analysis by serial section electron microscopy.
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