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Fri March 19, 2010 By: Vg Aishwainee

life processes

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Fri March 19, 2010

Afferent arteriole is a branch of renal artery that brings in blood to the glomerulus. Efferent arteriole is a branch of renal artery that drains blood away from the glomerulus.

The diameter of afferent arteriole is greater than that of the efferent, hence blood flows under great pressure in the glomerulus.

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