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the small branching blood vessels in the kidney glomerulus that receives blood from the kidney afferent arterioles; these capillaries are under high pressure for filtering within the glomerulus [ MP:0011320 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/csmith ]

Synonyms: renal glomerulus capillary vessel capillary of renal glomerulus capillary vessel of renal glomerulus renal glomerulus capillary blood capillary of renal glomerulus renal glomerulus blood capillary

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Term information


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plural term
glomerular capillaries

external definition

Capillary that is part of the renal glomerulus. Glomerular capillary endothelial membranes in zebrafish normally have a fenestrated morphology that is visible at the ultrastructural level.[TAO]

has related synonym

glomerular capillary system

glomerular capillaries