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Glomeruli of the Kidney

The glomeruli (say "gluh-MAIR-yuh-lee") are tiny blood vessels in the kidneys. They help move blood across the membrane of the kidney to filter wastes from the bloodstream.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerTushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
Last RevisedMay 8, 2013

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Last Updated: May 08, 2013
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