- glomerular filtrate
- the ultrafiltrate of plasma that passes across the membranes of the renal corpuscles into the urinary space.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
glomerular filtration rate — (GFR) the quantity of glomerular filtrate formed per unit time in all nephrons of both kidneys, equal to the inulin clearance; usually measured clinically by the endogenous creatinine clearance … Medical dictionary
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excretion — excretion1 /ik skree sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of excreting. 2. the substance excreted, as urine or sweat, or certain plant products. [1595 1605; < LL excretion (s. of excretio) that which is sifted out. See EXCRETE, ION] excretion2 /ik skree… … Universalium
Reabsorption — In physiology, reabsorption or tubular reabsorption is the flow of glomerular filtrate from the proximal tubule of the nephron into the peritubular capillaries. This happens as a result of sodium transport from the lumen into the blood by the… … Wikipedia
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Ultrafiltration (renal) — In biological terms, ultrafiltration occurs at the barrier between the blood and the filtrate in the renal corpuscle or Bowman s capsule in the kidneys. The Bowman s capsule contains a dense capillary network called the glomerulus. Blood flows… … Wikipedia
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