renal corpuscle

noun

Medical Definition of renal corpuscle

: the part of a nephron that consists of Bowman's capsule with its included glomerulus

called also Malpighian body, Malpighian corpuscle

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“Renal corpuscle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/renal%20corpuscle. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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