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glomerular

 [glo-mer´u-lar]
pertaining to or of the nature of a glomerulus, especially a renal glomerulus.

glo·mer·u·lar

(glō-mer'yū-lăr),
Relating to or affecting a glomerulus or the glomeruli.
Synonym(s): glomerulose

glomerular

/glo·mer·u·lar/ (glo-mer´u-ler) pertaining to or of the nature of a glomerulus, especially a renal glomerulus.

glomerular

intraglomerular

adjective Within a glomerulus or glomeruli; i.e., glomerular (in practice, the prefix intra- is almost invariably dropped).

glo·mer·u·lar

, glomerulose (glō-mer'yū-lăr, -yū-lōs)
Relating to or affecting a glomerulus or the glomeruli.

glomerular

pertaining to or of the nature of a glomerulus, especially a renal glomerulus.

glomerular basement membrane
the structure located between endothelial cells of renal capillaries and the visceral epithelial cells of the glomerulus. It functions as a barrier to filtration of large molecules.
glomerular capsule
Bowman's capsule.
glomerular crescent
see glomerular crescent.
glomerular filtrate
the acellular low-protein ultrafiltrate of plasma that passes the glomerulus.
glomerular filtration
glomerular filtration rate
varies widely depending on diet. It is the ability of the renal tubules to vary their absorbing capacity that ensures there is no great electrolyte loss during the periods of high rates of glomerular filtration.
glomerular lipidosis
characterized by the presence of large foam cells in glomerular tufts in dogs. They appear to have no disease significance.
glomerular permeability
in normal subjects the capillary endothelium of the glomerulus, by virtue of its fenestration, is permeable to all blood constituents except blood cells and colloids so that the glomerular filtrate has a close similarity to plasma and interstitial fluid but has a lower protein concentration than both of them.
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Glomerular alterations in cyanotic congenital heart disease.
Samples of proximal tubule fluid were obtained from seven different nephrons for determination of flow rate and polyfructosan concentration to calculate single-nephron glomerular filtration rate (SNGFR).
Rising creatinine concentration in the plasma indicates decreased glomerular filtration.
NSAIDs may impair glomerular filtration by inhibiting renal vasodilator prostaglandins and cause acute renal failure as described above.
29] In a healthy organism with healthy kidneys, these adaptations take place without negative consequences for renal function in the long-run, despite the fact that glomerular hypertension and hyperfiltration can cause glomerular damage.
Studies suggest that T-cell hybridomas derived from the T-cells of patients with MCD produce a molecule known as glomerular permeability factor (GPF).
Although the findings of the current study confirm those of previous studies with regard to glomerular C4d deposition, the additional focal deposition of C4d in the peritubular capillaries (a marker of Immorally mediated allograft rejection) in 1 patient is interesting.
Short Term Treatment With Rosuvastatin Increases Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate," presented at the May 2005 National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting and published in abstract form in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases earlier this year.
Regardless of kidney function, protein intake increases glomerular filtration rate and renal blood flow by as much as 100% from baseline.
The study-Identifying Individuals with a Reduced Glomerular Filtration Rate Using Ambulatory Laboratory Database Surveillance can be found on the ASN Web site: www.