Glomerulus to Bowmans Capsule
Glomerular filtration takes place where and to the what?
When blood flow through the kidneys decreases what happens to the GFR?
useful materials are transported from filtrate to peritubular capillaries
What is the process of tubular reabsorption?
The kidneys respond to a decreasing pH of the blood by excreting more what?
dissolved matter in urine
What does specific gravity measure?
cavity with in the kidney
What is the renal pelvis?
What vessel takes blood from the kidney to the inferior vena cava?
to increase RBC production
What is the function of erythropoietin?
Urine is transported from the urinary bladder to the exterior by what?
Renal Corpuscle/ Renal Tubule
Name the two major parts of a nephron?
The blood vessel that takes blood from the abdominal aorta into the kidney is the what?
Hold kidneys in place
What is the job of the renal fascia?
acts as a cushion
What is the job of the adipose tissue?
What is the outer layer of the kidney tissue called?
Where in the kidneys are renal corpuscles found?
Posterior to pubic bone
Where is the urinary bladder located?
Loops of Henle and collecting tubules are found where?
The inner layer of kidney tissue is called what?
The function of the nephrons of the kidneys is to form urine from what?
Name the part of the urinary bladder that permits expansion of the bladder without tearing the lining?
In the kidney calyces are found in the what?
Glomerular filtration rate
What is GFR?