renal corpuscle

n.

A tuft of glomerular capillaries with the Bowman's capsule that encloses it.malpighian corpuscle

Nearby words

  1. renal artery,
  2. renal carcinosarcoma,
  3. renal cast,
  4. renal clearance,
  5. renal column,
  6. renal cortex,
  7. renal cortical lobule,
  8. renal fascia,
  9. renal ganglion,
  10. renal glycosuria


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