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View in Spanish: Glomérulo renal

Renal glomerulus (REE-nul gluh-MER-yoo-lus)
A tiny, round cluster of blood vessels within the kidneys. It filters the blood to reabsorb useful materials and remove waste as urine.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.