glomerular membrane


glomerular membrane
glomerular basement membrane (GBM) glomerular capillary membrane the fenestrated basement membrane of the visceral layer of the glomerular capsule, lying adjacent to glomerular capillaries and consisting of the lamina rara interna, lamina densa, and lamina rara externa. On its outer surface is the layer of podocytes and the slit diaphragm. See also filtration barrier, under barrier.

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