Figure 1911

Scanning electron micrograph of a glomerulus, a. Low-magnification image revealing the tortuous course of the podocyte-covered glomerular capillaries. x700. b. A higher magnification of the area in the rectangle in a. Note the podocyte and its processes embracing the capillary wall. The primary processes (1°) of the podocyte give rise to secondary processes (2°), which in turn give rise to the pedicels. The

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