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efferent glomerular arteriole of kidney


Definition: the vessel that carries blood from the glomerular capillary network to the capillary bed of the proximal convoluted tubule; collectively, these vessels constitute the renal portal system.

Synonym(s): arteriola glomerularis efferens renisTA, efferent vessel, vas efferens2

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