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filtration fraction

n.

The portion of blood plasma that enters the kidney and filters through the renal glomerular membranes.

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filtrable, filtrate, filtration, filtration angle, filtration coefficient, filtration fraction, filum, filum durae matris spinalis, filé, fimble, fimbria
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