Lab Quiz 8: The Urinary System
Outermost part of the kidney
Storage organ of the urinary system
Takes blood from the kidney
Separates the renal cortex from the medulla
Receives urine from the renal papilla
Leads directly to the renal pelvis
The _____ is found between the kidney and the urinary bladder.
The _____ is the terminal part of the nephron.
Distal Convoluted Tubule (DCT)
Filtration occurs at the _____ part of the nephron.
What is the outer region of the kidney called that contains glomeruli?
Describe the kidneys with regard to their position to the parietal peritoneum.
Kidneys are retroperitoneal
What takes urine from the bladder to the exterior of the body?
What blood vessel takes blood to the kidney?
On the posterior bladder is a triangular region. What is it called?
Distal convoluted tubules flow directly into what structures?
What is a renal papilla?
The tip of the renal pyramid where the collecting ducts drip urine into the minor calyx
Name the protective capsule that covers a kidney.
Blood in the glomerulus next flows to what arteriole?
What shows greater anatomical difference between the sexes: ureters, urinary bladder, or urethra?
Blood in an arcuate vein would next flow into what structure?
What histological feature distinguishes a proximal convoluted tubule from a distal convoluted tubule?
PCT has a microvilli called a brush border
Name the parts of the nephron.
Renal corpuscle, PCT, Nephron loop, and DCT
What type of cell lines the bladder?
Transitional Epithelial Cells