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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ped'i-sel

Definition: The secondary process of a podocyte, which helps form the visceral capsule of a renal corpuscle.

Synonym(s): footplate2, foot-plate, foot process

[Mod. L. pedicellus, dim. of L. pes, foot]

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