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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
renal filtration +     
glomerular filtration +   
The process in which plasma is filtered through the glomerular membrane which consists of capillary endothelial cells, the basement membrane, and epithelial cells. The glomerular filtrate is the same as plasma except it has no significant amount of protein.
nephrocyte filtration 

Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_cardio, GOC:sart, ISBN:0721643949

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