extraglomerular mesangium

(redirected from polkissen of Zimmermann)

ex·tra·glo·mer·u·lar mes·an·gi·um

mesangial cells that fill the triangular space between the macula densa and the afferent and efferent arterioles of the juxtaglomerular apparatus.
See also: lacis cell.

Zimmermann,

Karl W., German histologist, 1861-1935.
polkissen of Zimmermann - mesangial cells that fill the triangular space between the macula densa and the afferent and efferent arterioles of the juxtaglomerular apparatus. Synonym(s): extraglomerular mesangium
Zimmermann corpuscle - Synonym(s): Zimmermann elementary particle
Zimmermann elementary particle - a disklike cytoplasmic fragment found in the peripheral blood where it functions in clotting. Synonym(s): platelet; Zimmermann corpuscle; Zimmermann granule
Zimmermann granule - Synonym(s): Zimmermann elementary particle