Who discovered the bowman's capsule?

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What C-shaped structure in the nephron surrounds the glomerulus?

Bowman's Capsule

A cup-like structure that encases the glomerulus is?

bowmans capsule

Which layer of the bowmans capsule do the special cells known as podocytes belong?


Do blood cells pass from the glomerulus to Bowmans capsule?

Yes, filtered blood from the glomerulus passes to the Bowman's capsule also called the renal capsule.

Where does the word bowmans capsule came from?

Bowman's capsule is named after Sir William Bowman (1816-1892), a British surgeon and anatomist.

The thin barrier at the Bowmans capsule allows for the filtration of what?

Glomular filtrate, blood plasma

In the nephron where does glomerular filtration take place?

Glomerulus (Renal Corpuscle)

Why does a rattlesnake bite cause blood to appear in the urine?

Rattlesnake venom breaks down the walls of glomerulus. The glomerulus is part of the nephron which is located in tour kidneys. The glomerulus filters your blood and the un needed material gets sent to the bowmans capsule in the nephron. The the gunk from the bowmans capsule makes its way into the urine. So when a rattlesnake bites you the blood goes right into you bowmans capsule making its way into the urine.

What is the cup-shaped closed end of the renal tubule that surrounds the glomerulus?

bowmans capsulebowmans capsule

What is the C-shaped structure surrounding the glomerulus that acts as a filter in the formation of urine?

Bowmans capsule

What condition would lead to an increase in the amount of fluid entering the bowmans capsule?

constriction of the efferent arterioles

What would happen to net filtration pressure at the glomerulus if proteins began to leak from the glomerular capillaries into Bowmans capsule?

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