Definition of Mesangium

1. Noun. (anatomy) A thin layer of the glomerulus, within the basement membrane surrounding the glomerular capillaries ¹

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Medical Definition of Mesangium

1. A central part of the renal glomerulus between capillaries; mesangial cells are phagocytic and for the most part separated from capillary lumina by endothelial cells. Origin: mes-+ G. Angeion, vessel Extraglomerular mesangium, mesangial cells that fill the triangular space between the macula densa and the afferent and efferent arterioles of the juxtaglomerular apparatus. Synonym: polkissen of Zimmermann. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesangium

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mesangial
mesangial cell
mesangial nephritis
mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
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mesatipellic
mesatipellic pelvis
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mescal
mescal bean
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