Chapter 18

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Chapter 18
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  1. The bowman's capsule and glomerulus make up the
    Renal corpuscle
  2. Mechanism functions in the loop of Henle
    Countercurrent
  3. The movement of water across a semipermeable membrane toward a solution contains a relatively high solute concentration
    Osmosis
  4. Are large branches of the renal pelvis.
    Major calyces
  5. In response to increased levels of aldosterone, the kidney produce urine with a
    Lower specific gravity
  6. The detrusor muscle compresses the urinary bladded and expels urine through the
    Urethra
  7. They are bilateral and retro retroperitoneal.
    Kidney
  8. Is produced by the kidney.
    Urine
  9. Elimination of urine
    Micturition
  10. The extended end of a nephron is the
    Bowman's capsule
  11. Urine production begins in the renal cortex, in microscopic tubular structures called the
    Nephrons
  12. Is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine production prior to urination
    Urinary bladder
  13. What kidney is more superior?
    Right kidney
  14. Inability to control urination voluntarily
    Incontinence
  15. The ______ Layer of the kidney tissue is the renal cortex.
    Outermost
  16. The presence of blood in blood.
    Hematuria
  17. ______ would cause increased thirst.
    Dehydration
  18. The renal sinus is an internal cavity lined by the fibrous capsule and located in the area of the
    Hilus
  19. Conical-shaped structure that are located in the renal medulla are called
    Pyramids
  20. The most important factor affecting pH of the body fluids is the concentration of
    Carbon dioxide
  21. The amount of potassium secreted by the kidneys is regulated by
    Aldosterone
  22. The ability to form concentrated urine depends on the function of the
    Loop of Henle
  23. Organs of the unrinary system that are involved with transport are the
    Ureters and urethra
  24. Diuretic
    Substances that promote fluid loss in urine

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