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1 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION countercurrent multiplication refers to the ability of the kidney to increase the osmolality of the interstitium from the normal tissue value of 300 mosm/kg up to mosm/kg this is necessary to allow the kidney to be able to concentrate the urine

2 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION 300 TIME 0

3 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 1 NaCl 200 mosm

4 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 2 NaCl 200 mosm NaCl 200 mosm

5 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 3 NaCl 200 mosm NaCl 200 mosm

6 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 4 NaCl 200 mosm NaCl 200 mosm NaCl 200 mosm

7 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 5

8 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 6

9 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION TIME 7

10 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION

11 COUNTERCURRENT MULTIPLICATION THE ROLE OF UREA Loop CD Water urea


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