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Glomeruli of the Kidney


The glomeruli are bundles of small blood vessels that project into the kidney. They help transport blood across the membrane of the kidney to filter wastes from the bloodstream.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerTushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
Last RevisedMay 17, 2011

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