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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

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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