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Urinary System Practical
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The deepest part of the kidney.
The removal of wastes from the blood by artificial means.
The inner layer of the kidney.
The duct from the kidney to the bladder.
Tube from the bladder to the outside.
The outer layer of the kidney.
The pressure exerted by a liquid as a result of its potential energy.
The basic working unit of each kidney.
Scientific term for "urination."
Renin is produced by the ________.
Aquaporin channels give _______ an easy entrance and exit to and from the cell.
Proximal convoluted tubule
Most reabsorption occurs in the _________.
High _______ pressure pulls.
One of the symptoms of _______ is the production of large amounts of urine that contains glucose.
This is also called "foot cells."
Kidney stones this size may pass through the body in the urine without difficulty.
Supplies blood to the kidneys.
What is never normal to find in urine and may cause it to change colors?
Fluid that reaches the end of the distal convoluted tubule enters the _______.
If water is retained during circulation, blood pressure will _______.
Renal tubule and Renal corpuscle
The two main parts of each nephron.
The renal medulla is divided into these and are separated by renal columns.
The liver pushes down on the right kidney.
Why is one Kidney lower than the other?
The red lines.
The blue lines.
Proximal convoluted tubule (PCT)
Distal convoluted tubule (DCT)
Nephron loop (Loop of Henle)
What brings blood to the kidney?
What takes blood away from the kidney?
How many nephrons are in each kidney?
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