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What is vasa recta? State its function.

Asked by Topperlearning User 21st July 2014, 1:49 PM
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Vasa recta is the minute vessel of the peritubular network which runs parallel to the loop of Henle.

It maintains the concentration gradient in the medullary interstitium and helps to maintain the osmolarity of blood.

Answered by Expert 21st July 2014, 3:49 PM
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