Biology: Renal, Excretory

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

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