1. In senility in the white rat there is a decrease in the total number of glomerular units.
2, The decrease in glomerular units is associated with an increase in the average diameter and a greater variation in size, of the remaining glomeruli.
3. Unilateral nephrectomy during adult life has no effect on these senile changes.
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