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Glomerular mesangium

Introduction: Glomerular mesangium

Description of Glomerular mesangium

Glomerular mesangium: The thin membrane which helps to support the capillary loops in a renal glomerulus. It is connective tissue composed of mesangial cells - myofibroblasts phenotypically related to vascular smooth muscle cells (MUSCLE, SMOOTH, VASCULAR), PHAGOCYTES and the mesangial EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Glomerular mesangium: The thin membranous structure supporting the adjoining glomerular capillaries. It is composed of GLOMERULAR MESANGIAL CELLS and their EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX.
Source: MeSH 2007

Glomerular mesangium: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Glomerular mesangium:

  • Mesangium, Glomerular

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Glomerular mesangium

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Glomerular mesangium

The following list attempts to classify Glomerular mesangium into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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