a membranous, double-walled capsule surrounding a glomerulus of a nephron.
A cup-shaped structure around the glomerulus of each nephron of the vertebrate kidney. It serves as a filter to remove organic wastes, excess inorganic salts, and water. Bowman’s capsule is named after its identifier, English physician and physiologist, Sir William Bowman (1816-1892).
an eastern U.S. plant, Gillenia trifoliata, of the rose family, having terminal clusters of white flowers.
a clam-shaped net for trapping hawks, set open and baited with a pigeon, and closed upon the hawk by means of a trigger sprung from a blind.
bow3 (def 4). Historical Examples The Island Home Richard Archer The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams The Thorogood Family R.M. Ballantyne The World of Ice Robert Michael Ballantyne The Story of a Bad Boy Thomas Bailey Aldrich Peter and Jane S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
to bend the knee or body or incline the head, as in reverence, submission, salutation, recognition, or acknowledgment. to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable. to bend or curve downward; stoop: the pines bowed low. to bend or incline (the knee, body, or head) in worship, submission, respect, civility, agreement, etc.: He bowed his […]