filtrate

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The glomerular filtrate is derived from the plasma portion of whole blood.
Thus, almost 20% of the plasma passing through the glomerulus becomes glomerular filtrate in the average adult.
Approximately two-thirds of the protein excreted in urine (100 mg/day) is derived from the glomerular filtrate.
Through reabsorption, 99% of the glomerular filtrate is returned to the bloodstream.

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