filtration slits


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slit pores

the intercellular clefts between the interdigitating pedicels of podocytes; they are part of the filtration barrier of renal corpuscles.
Synonym(s): filtration slits
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filtration slits

The spaces between the pedicels on the glomerular basement membrane through which water, glucose, amino acids, and other chemicals pass as they become renal filtrate.
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