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The voluntarily controlled sphincter fashioned by skeletal muscles at the point where the urethra passes through the pelvic floor is called the ______
external urethral sphincter
When carbon dioxide enters the blood from tissue cells, it is converted to ______ for transport within blood plasma
One of the most common bacteria to infect/inflame the urinary tract and cause urethritus and cystitis is ______
The medial indentation where the ureter, blood vessels, and nerves are connected to the kidney is called the renal _____
The involuntary sphincter that keeps the urethra closed when urine is not being passed is called the ______ urethral ____
The inability to voluntarily control the external urethral sphincter is known as _______
The three processes occurring in the nephron that lead to the formation of urine are glomerular ______, tubular ______ and tubular ______
filtration, secretion, reabsorption
The smooth triangular region of the bladder base that is outlined by the openings of the two ureters and the urethra is called the _______
About two-thirds of the body fluid is found within the living cells; this fluid is called the _______ fluid
The abnormal condition that results from the lack of ADH release, causing huge amounts of very dilute urine to be voided, is called ______ insipidus
The need to urinate frequently at night, which plagues over 50% of the elderly is called ______
The blood vessel directly feeding the glomerulus with blood form the cortical radiate artery is the _______
The process that removes ions such as potassium and hydrogen from the blood and places them into the nephron for removal from the body as urine in known as tubular _____
Sodium ion content of the extracellular fluid (EFC) is largely regulated by an adrenal cortex hormone called ______
Highly sensitive cells known as osmoreceptors within the hypothalamus that react to changes in blood composition cause the release of ______ hormone
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