glomerular glomerular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to glomeruli

Usage(s):

  1. In his case the infection touched off a form of Bright's disease known as glomerular nephritis (inflammation in and around the filtering capillaries).
  2. The result is a backup that increases pressure in the glomeruli and makes them more permeable, allowing proteins and blood cells to pass through the glomerular membranes and .

News

  • Children with glomerular kidney disease more likely to have hypertension as adults

    Men who as children had glomerular disease, a disorder of the portion of the kidney that filters blood and one that usually resolves with time, were more likely than men without childhood glomerular disease to have high blood pressure as an adult, according to a study in the March 19 issue of JAMA.
    on March 19, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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