Urinary system topic 1&2 Ruth

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Urinary system topic 1&2 Ruth
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  1. the superior end of the ureter expands to form a funnel shaped sac
    renal pelvis
  2. carries urine from kidney to bladder
    ureters
  3. tube from bladder to outside of body
    urethra
  4. outer portion of kidney
    renal cortex
  5. the renal pelvis is formed by the convergence of 2 or 3 tubes
    major calyces (calyx sing.)
  6. the major calyces are formed by a convergence of 7 to 20
    miner calyces
  7. composed of conical tissues called renal pyramids
    renal medulla
  8. fibrous membrane surrounding the cortex
    renal capsule
  9. medial concave surface of kidney leading into a hollow chamber called
    the renal sinus
  10. the main function of the ____ is to regulate volume, composition, pH of body fluids
    kidneys
  11. Waste from ureters flow into it; urethra carries waste away from it.
    urinary bladder
  12. arise from abdominal aorta and carry blood to the kidneys
    renal arteries
  13. each nephron consists of a ____ _____ , and a renal tubule
    renal corpuscle
  14. by which renal blood returns to the heart
    renal vein
  15. behind the parietal peritoneum and against the deep muscles of back
    retroperitoneal

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