Bowman's capsule, also called a renal capsule, is the funnel-shaped end of a nephron in a kidney. It has special epithelial cells (podocytes) that allow fluid filtered from the blood to pass into the nephron, from where it eventually passes into the pelvis of the kidney as urine. There are about a million Bowman's capsules in each human kidney.
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