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4 Matching Questions

  1. False
  2. glomerular hydrostatic pressure (glomerular blood pressure)
  3. True
  4. adrenal
  1. a Angiotensin II is a substance made by the body to lower blood pressure during stress.
  2. b Incontinence is the inability to control voluntary micturition.
  3. c Which gland sits atop each kidney?
  4. d The chief force pushing water and solutes out of the blood across the filtration membrane is ________.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The position of the kidneys behind the peritoneal lining of the abdominal cavity is described by the term retroperitoneal.
  2. Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate.
  3. The ________ artery lies on the boundary between the cortex and medulla of the kidney.
  4. A disease caused by inadequate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) by the pituitary gland with symptoms of polyuria is ________.
  5. Which of the following is not reabsorbed by the proximal convoluted tubule?

5 True/False Questions

  1. FalseTubular secretion is effective in controlling blood pH.


  2. FalseHaving a kinked ureter is called renal ptosis.


  3. changes in solute content of the filtrateThe macula densa cells respond to ________.


  4. 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?


  5. stabilizes the position of the kidneys by holding them in their normal positionThe fatty tissue surrounding the kidneys is important because it ________.


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