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number of glomeruli per kidney 
The number of glomeruli calculated to be in one kidney from a measured sample of that kidney. Glomeruli are the tufts of capillaries each situated within a Bowman's capsule at the end of a renal tubule in the vertebrate kidney that filter waste products from the blood and thus initiate urine formation.
number of glomeruli per kidney to number of ureteric bud tips per kidney ratio 
number of glomeruli per volume of kidney 

Exact Synonyms: glomerulus count per kidney
Xrefs: PMID:17167120
Definition Sources: ISBN-13:9780781733908, PMID:17167120

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