the structure containing the glomerular capsule and the glomerulus that serves as the initial blood-filtering component of a nephron [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 ]

Synonyms: Malphigian corpuscle Malpighian corpuscle corpusculum renale

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uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

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Together, the Bowmans capsule and the glomerulus comprise the definitive renal corpuscle. http://www.gudmap.org/About/Tutorial/DevMUS.html#DMK_Nephron

depicted by

Renal:corpuscle.svg

external definition

The part of the nephron that filters blood.[TAO]
A tuft of capillaries found in a Bowman's capsule in which waste products are filtered from the blood and urine formation is initiated. Paired highly vascularized structures of the pronephros, responsible for blood filtration.[XAO]
A mass of arterial capillaries enveloped in a capsule and attached to a tubule in the kidney[BTO]

has related synonym

corpusculum renis
cortical renal corpuscle
kidney corpuscle

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UBERON:0001229