juxtaglomerular apparatus

noun

Medical Definition of juxtaglomerular apparatus

: a functional unit near a kidney glomerulus that controls renin release and is composed of juxtaglomerular cells and a macula densa

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“Juxtaglomerular apparatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/juxtaglomerular%20apparatus. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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