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podocyte

 [pod´o-sīt]
an epithelial cell of the visceral layer of a renal glomerulus, having a number of footlike radiating processes (pedicles).

pod·o·cyte

(pod'ō-sīt),
The modified epithelial cell of the visceral layer of glomerular capsule in the renal corpuscle, attached to the outer surface of the glomerular capillary basement membrane by cytoplasmic foot processes (pedicels); believed to play a role in the ultrafiltration of blood.
[podo- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

podocyte

/podo·cyte/ (pod´ah-sīt) an epithelial cell of the visceral layer of a renal glomerulus, having a number of footlike radiating processes (pedicels).

pod·o·cyte

(pod'ō-sīt)
An epithelial cell of the visceral layer of Bowman capsule in the renal corpuscle, attached to the outer surface of the glomerular capillary basement membrane by cytoplasmic foot processes (pedicels); believed to play a role in the ultrafiltration of blood.
[podo- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

podocyte

an epithelial cell of the visceral layer of a renal glomerulus, having a number of footlike radiating processes (pedicles).
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