Bowman's capsule

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Synonyms for Bowman's capsule

thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron

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In the I-R group, focal glomerular necrosis, dilatation of Bowman's capsule, degeneration of tubular epithelium, necrosis in tubular epithelium, and tubular dilatation were found (Figure 3B).
Cr (VI) induced necrosis in tubular epithelium, pycnotic nuclei in the hematopoietic tissue, narrowing of the tubular lumen and expansion of spaces inside the Bowman's capsule (Ahmad et al.
EGb reduced diabetes-induced morphological alterations of the kidney such as increase in volume of glomeruli, capillary tufts, urinary space, and thickening of Bowman's capsule basement membrane.
The three layers are the glomerular capillary endothelium, glomerular basement membrane, and visceral layer of Bowman's capsule (epithelial cell layer) (see Figure 2).
The glomeruli presented epithelial proliferation of the Bowman's capsule forming; in this way, epithelial global crescent.
This includes the Bowman's capsule and the convoluted tubular structures, all of which are essential to the normal functioning of the kidney," continued Toledo.
Histopathological findings showed that administration of aminoglycosides caused apoptosis, intracellular edema, basal membrane interruption, glomerulus narrowing of the Bowman's capsule and acute tubule necrosis (Souza et al.