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Definition: 'Polyanion'

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polyanion

Type: Term

Pronunciation: pol′ē-an′ī-on

Definitions:
1. Anionic sites on proteoglycans in the renal glomeruli that restrict filtration of anionic molecules and facilitate filtration of cationic proteins; loss of polyanion may cause albuminuria in lipoid nephrosis.

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