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Term: pronephros renal filtration
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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: renal filtration
Definition: A renal system process in which fluid circulating through the body is filtered through a barrier system.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0097205]   QuickGO   AmiGO