1. glomerulus

noun. a small intertwined group of capillaries in the malpighian body; it filters the blood during urine formation.


  • capillary
  • malpighian body
  • malpighian corpuscle
  • renal corpuscle

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Sentences with glomerulus

1. Noun, singular or mass
Many substances that the body needs, which may have been filtered out of the blood at the glomerulus, are reabsorbed into the body in this segment.

2. Verb, base form
According to, potassium-sparing diuretics cause more sodium and water to pass into the collecting duct of the kidney’s glomerulus to be excreted in the urine 45.