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English definition of “glomerulus”


noun [C] uk   /ɡlɒˈmer.jʊ.ləs/ us    /ɡloʊˈmer.jə.ləs/ (plural glomeruli) specialized
one of the tiny blood vessels in the kidneys that remove waste products from the blood into the urine: There are about one million glomeruli in each kidney.Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of glomerulus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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