HESI A&P Urinary System

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HESI A&P Urinary System
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Urinary System review for HESI exam
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  1. What does the urinary system consist of?
    • 2 Kidneys
    • 2 Ureters
    • Urinary Bladder
    • Urethra
  2. The _______ are tubes that transport urine to the urinary bladder, where urine is stored before urination through the _______ to the outside.
    • Ureters
    • Urethra
  3. What is the functional unit of the urinary system?
    Nephrons
  4. _________ ,small coiled tubes, filter waste material out of the blood brought to the kidney by the renal artery. 
    Nephrons
  5. Actual filtration occurs through the ____________ of the Bowman's capsule of the nephron.
    Glomerulus
  6. Filtration of the blood occurs through the glomerulus under the force of ______ ________.
    Blood pressure
  7. As the glomerular filtrate passes through the nephron, components needed such as water, glucose, and ions, leave the nephron by _______ and reenter the blood. 
    diffusion
  8. Water is reabsorbed at the ______ of the nephron.
    tubules
  9. The final product produced by the millions of nephrons per kidney is ______.
    urine
  10.  Urinary System

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