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The bowman's capsule and glomerulus make up the
Mechanism functions in the loop of Henle
The movement of water across a semipermeable membrane toward a solution contains a relatively high solute concentration
Are large branches of the renal pelvis.
In response to increased levels of aldosterone, the kidney produce urine with a
Lower specific gravity
The detrusor muscle compresses the urinary bladded and expels urine through the
They are bilateral and retro retroperitoneal.
Is produced by the kidney.
Elimination of urine
The extended end of a nephron is the
Urine production begins in the renal cortex, in microscopic tubular structures called the
Is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine production prior to urination
What kidney is more superior?
Inability to control urination voluntarily
The ______ Layer of the kidney tissue is the renal cortex.
The presence of blood in blood.
______ would cause increased thirst.
The renal sinus is an internal cavity lined by the fibrous capsule and located in the area of the
Conical-shaped structure that are located in the renal medulla are called
The most important factor affecting pH of the body fluids is the concentration of
The amount of potassium secreted by the kidneys is regulated by
The ability to form concentrated urine depends on the function of the
Loop of Henle
Organs of the unrinary system that are involved with transport are the
Ureters and urethra
Substances that promote fluid loss in urine