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the medial indentation where the ureter, blood vessels, and nerves are connected to the kidney is called the _____.
the blood vessel directly feeding the glomerulus with blood for the cortical radiate is the ____.
The three processes occurring in the nephron that lead to the formation of urine are ____.
Filtration, absorption, secretion
the smooth triangular region of the bladder base that is outlined by the openings of the two ureters and the urethra is called the ____.
the involuntary sphincter that keeps the urethra closed when urine is not being passed is called the ____.
internal urethral sphincter
What are the functions of the kidneys?
manufacture urine, convert Vitamin D from its inactive to active form, dispose of metabolic waste products, regulate blood volume
The triangular regions of the kidneys that are striped in appearance and separated by the renal columns are the ______.
The portion of the renal tubule closest to the glomerulus is the ______.
proximal convoluted tubule (PCT)
Which one of the following substances is normally found in urine- blood proteins, red blood cells, hemoglobin, white blood cells, or creatinine?
The bladder is able to expand as urine accumulates within it due to the presence of ______.
In a one 24-hour period, the kidneys of an average- sized healthy adult filter approximately ______ liters of blood plasma through their glomeruli into the tubules
Control of the voluntary urethral sphincter in normal children is related to ______.
nervous system development
True or false: The kidneys are situated in a retroperitoneal position and found between the T12 and L3 vertebrae.
True or false: the region of the renal tubule closest to the glomerular capsule is the distal convoluted tubule.
True or false: blood protein and blood cells are too large to pass through the filtration membrane and should not be found in filtrate
True or false: the urethra, which carries urine exiting the bladder by peristalsis, is typically shorter in females than in males
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