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  1. is drained by an efferent arteriole
  2. Peritubular capillaries.
  3. Glomerulus.
  4. constrict arterioles and increase blood pressure
  5. stabilizes the position of the kidneys by holding them in their normal position
  1. a The glomerulus differs from other capillaries in the body in that it ________.
  2. b The function of angiotensin II is to ________.
  3. c Site of filtrate formation.
  4. d The fatty tissue surrounding the kidneys is important because it ________.
  5. e Blood supply that directly receives substances from the tubular cells.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Urine is 95% water by volume.
  2. Which of the following is not associated with the renal corpuscle?
  3. Obligatory water reabsorption involves the movement of water along an osmotic gradient.
  4. The proximal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that attaches to the collecting duct.
  5. Select the correct statement about the nephrons.

5 True/False Questions

  1. plasma proteinThe ________ artery lies on the boundary between the cortex and medulla of the kidney.


  2. secondary active transportWhich of the following is not a part of the juxtaglomerular apparatus?


  3. transitionalWhich of the following is not reabsorbed by the proximal convoluted tubule?


  4. TrueThe act of emptying the bladder is called voiding.


  5. loop of HenleThe mechanism that establishes the medullary osmotic gradient depends most on the permeability properties of the ________.


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