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Afferent glomerular arteriole

Afferent glomerular arteriole

a branch of an interlobular artery of the kidney that conveys blood to the glomerulus.

Synonym: arteriola glomerularis afferens, vas afferens, afferent vessel.


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... mechanisms through an effect mainly on the afferent arteriole entering the glomerular capsule mainly * hormonal through many different hormones ...

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by ahm_k1
Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:02 pm
 
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... of the following: _renin granules in the juxtaglomerular cells _macula densa _podocytes Renin ... ascending limb of the loop of henle and 2)the afferent arteriole serving the renal corpuscle occurs. Together with ...

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Sat Jul 09, 2005 8:46 am
 
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