5 Written Questions
4 Matching Questions
- glomerular hydrostatic pressure (glomerular blood pressure)
- a Angiotensin II is a substance made by the body to lower blood pressure during stress.
- b Incontinence is the inability to control voluntary micturition.
- c Which gland sits atop each kidney?
- d The chief force pushing water and solutes out of the blood across the filtration membrane is ________.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The position of the kidneys behind the peritoneal lining of the abdominal cavity is described by the term retroperitoneal.
- Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate.
- The ________ artery lies on the boundary between the cortex and medulla of the kidney.
- A disease caused by inadequate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) by the pituitary gland with symptoms of polyuria is ________.
- Which of the following is not reabsorbed by the proximal convoluted tubule?
5 True/False Questions
False → Tubular secretion is effective in controlling blood pH.
False → Having a kinked ureter is called renal ptosis.
changes in solute content of the filtrate → The macula densa cells respond to ________.
They are extremely complex molecules. → Which of the following is not a reason why substances are either not reabsorbed or are incompletely reabsorbed from the nephron?
stabilizes the position of the kidneys by holding them in their normal position → The fatty tissue surrounding the kidneys is important because it ________.