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What happen to the cortical and medullary duct value in the absence  of vasopressin 

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The collecting duct system is composed of tubules and ducts that connect nephrons to the renal pelvis and minor calyx. The collecting duct system takes part in the balancing of fluid and electrolyte concentrations in the body by the process of excretion and reabsorption, and the processes regulated by ADH and aldosterone hormone.

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The outer medullary collecting ducts and cortical collecting ducts permeability depends on the concentration of antidiuretic hormone, ADH.

  1. When ADH is absent, then only water is present in the renal filtrate. T...

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