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Definition of "glomeruli" [glomeruli]

  • Plural form of glomerulus. (noun)
  • That which is affected by glomerular nephropathies (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "glomeruli" in a sentence
  • "—This contains numerous spheroidal reticulated enlargements, termed glomeruli, produced by the branching and arborization of the processes of the olfactory nerve fibres with the descending dendrites of the mitral cells."
  • "The “particles,” I explained, were the protein in her urine, which had been allowed to flow through her damaged glomeruli, the little filtration units in every nephron of the kidney."
  • "Exceptions are membranes of capillaries and kidney glomeruli that have relatively large pores (about 40Å) that allow molecules up to a molecular weight of about 50,000 (molecules slightly smaller than albumen which has a molecular weight of 60,000) to pass through."