Term: renal glomerulus microvillus
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Name: renal glomerulus
Synonyms: glomerular capillary tuft, renal glomeruli
Definition: The multi-tissue structure where the glomerular basement membrane supported by mesonephric podocytes, filters blood from the glomerular capillaries.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001288]
Name: microvillus
Synonyms: microvilli
Definition: Thin cylindrical membrane-covered projections on the surface of an animal cell containing a core bundle of actin filaments. Present in especially large numbers on the absorptive surface of intestinal cells.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005902]   QuickGO   AmiGO