Afferent Arteriole: Definition & Function


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The cells of the afferent arteriole release:

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1. The afferent arterioles feed blood directly into the:

2. Afferent arterioles actively impact:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these assessment tools, you will be asked to demonstrate your knowledge of concepts involving afferent arterioles. You'll need to know about their cells, what they do and how they impact the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more particular, this quiz/worksheet will ask about:

  • What the afferent arteriole cells release
  • Which part of the body the afferent arterioles feed blood to
  • Direct influences of the afferent arterioles
  • Why afferent arterioles release hormones

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the function of the afferent arterioles
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the significance of the afferent arterioles and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why afferent arterioles constrict

Additional Learning

Go ahead and read our corresponding lesson, Afferent Arteriole: Definition & Function, to attain more knowledge on the afferent arteriole. The lesson will go over:

  • The activity of afferent arterioles
  • Examples that illustrate the function of afferent arterioles
  • The afferent arterioles' relationship with the rest of the body