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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. the stretching of the bladder wall
  2. by active mechanisms usually involves movement against an electrical and/or chemical gradient
  3. The parietal layer of the glomerular capsule is simple squamous epithelium.
  4. True
  5. appear in the urine
  1. a Urine is 95% water by volume.
  2. b Which of the following acts as the trigger for the initiation of micturition (voiding)?
  3. c If the Tm for a particular amino acid is 120 mg/100 ml and the concentration of that amino acid in the blood is 230 mg/100 ml, the amino acid will ________.
  4. d Select the correct statement about the nephrons.
  5. e Tubular reabsorption ________.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Which of the choices below is not a function of the urinary system?
  2. The macula densa cells respond to ________.
  3. A disease caused by inadequate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) by the pituitary gland with symptoms of polyuria is ________.
  4. Site that drains the distal convoluted tubule.
  5. Excretion of dilute urine requires ________.

5 True/False questions

  1. inhibits the release of ADHAn increase in the permeability of the cells of the collecting tubule to water is due to a(n) ________.


  2. glomerular hydrostatic pressure (glomerular blood pressure)The factor favoring filtrate formation at the glomerulus is the ________.


  3. Net filtration would decrease.The mechanism that establishes the medullary osmotic gradient depends most on the permeability properties of the ________.


  4. TrueWater reabsorption through the proximal convoluted tubule is termed obligatory water reabsorption, whereas water reabsorption through the distal convoluted tubule is termed facultative water reabsorption.


  5. FalseIf 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.


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