Efferent arteriole

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Efferent arteriole
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Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (Label "Efferent vessel" is visible in upper left.)
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Distribution of blood vessels in cortex of kidney.
Details
Sourceglomerular capillaries
Identifiers
Latinarteriola glomerularis efferens capsulae renalis
Anatomical terminology

The efferent arterioles are the blood vessels, in this case, arterioles, that make part of the Kidneys. They are the arterioles exiting the glomerulus. They branch into the pertibular capillaries and vasa recta.