Zimmermann granule

Zim·mer·mann gran·ule

obsolete term for platelet.
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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
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