mesangium

noun
mes·​an·​gi·​um | \ ˌmes-ˈan-jē-əm How to pronounce mesangium (audio) , ˌmēs- How to pronounce mesangium (audio) \
plural mesangia\ -​jē-​ə How to pronounce mesangia (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesangium

: a thin membrane that gives support to the capillaries surrounding the tubule of a nephron

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“Mesangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesangium. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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