Term: pronephros capillary loop nephron
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Name: pronephros
Synonyms: embryonic kidney, pronephric nephron
Definition: The embryonic kidney, present at the level of the third somite, is composed of two glomeruli fused at the midline, two pronephric tubules, and paired bilateral pronephric ducts that modify the composition of the blood filtrate before delivering it to the cloaca for excretion.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000151]
Name: capillary loop nephron
Definition: Developing nephron where the developing glomerular capsule has been invaded by a glomerular capillary loop called the glomerular tuft.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005590]