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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.
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
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