5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- constrict arterioles and increase blood pressure
- secondary active transport
- They are trilayered (mucosa, muscularis, and adventitia).
- a The mechanism of water reabsorption by the renal tubules is ________.
- b An important characteristic of urine is its specific gravity or density, which is ________.
- c Reabsorption of high levels of glucose and amino acids in the filtrate is accomplished by ________.
- d Which of the following statements describes the histology of the ureters?
- e The function of angiotensin II is to ________.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Fetal kidneys do not have to work very hard because ________.
- The filtration membrane includes all except ________.
- If the GFR is too low, needed substances may pass so quickly through the renal tubules that they are not absorbed and instead are lost in the urine.
- The macula densa cells respond to ________.
- The glomerulus differs from other capillaries in the body in that it ________.
5 True/False questions
appear in the urine → The fluid in the glomerular (Bowman's) capsule is similar to plasma except that it does not contain a significant amount of ________.
the stretching of the bladder wall → The kidneys are stimulated to produce renin ________.
loop of Henle → The mechanism that establishes the medullary osmotic gradient depends most on the permeability properties of the ________.
stabilizes the position of the kidneys by holding them in their normal position → Urine passes through the ________.
by active mechanisms usually involves movement against an electrical and/or chemical gradient → Tubular reabsorption ________.