Biology: Renal, Excretory
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In mammals, the primary homeostatic organs are:
- 1. kidneys
- 2. liver
- 3. large intestine
- 4. skin
The kidney is divided into 3 regions:
- 1. cortex
- 2. medulla
- 3. pelvis
Blood enters the kidney through the ______________.
The renal artery divides into many ____________ that run through the medulla and into the cortex.
Each afferent arteriole branches into a convoluted network of capillaries called _______________.
The capillaries from the glomerulus converge into an ________________.
The efferent arteriole divides into a fine capillary network known as ____________.
The vasa recta enmeshes the nephron tubule and then converges into the _____________.
Arrangement of tandem of capillary beds in kidney is called a _____________.
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