afferent glomerular arteriole

(redirected from arteriola glomerularis afferens)

af·fer·ent glo·mer·u·lar ar·te·ri·ole

(af'ĕr-ĕnt glō-meryū-lăr ahr-tēr'ē-ōl)
A branch of an interlobular artery of the kidney that conveys blood to the glomerulus.
Synonym(s): arteriola glomerularis afferens [TA] .
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