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A decrease in the glomerular hydrostatic pressure of a glomerular capsule will _____ the rate of glomerular filtration


an increased in urine volume is termed...


A renal corpuscle includes the

glomerulus and glomerular capsule.

Once in the glomerulus, the filtrate moves into the

renule tubule

the efferent arteriole supplies blood to the capillary of the glomerulus?


ADH increases absorption of water from urine into blood by increasing the permeability of the distal convoluted tubules and collecting ducts.


Athletes might abuse which of the following chemicals made in the urinary system to improve performance by increasing red blood cell production?

Erythropoietin (EPO)

a nephron consists of

a renal corpuscle and a renal tubule

In the disease gout, plasma has excess

uric acid

Aldosterone from the adrenal cortex causes sodium ions to be

conserved & water to be conserved

the layers of the ureter are?

fibrous coat, muscular coat, & mucosa

The countercurrent mechanism functions primarily in the

nephron loop


increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water

The organs of the urinary system are

paired kidneys, paired ureters, a bladder and a urethra.

The reabsorption of glucose occurs primarily through the walls of the

proximal convoluted tubule

A nephron consists of

a renal corpuscle and a renal tubule.

what would increase the rate of glomerular filtration?

tubular secreation


artificial kidney

cells in the _____ produce ADH

posterior pituitary

water is reabsorbed throughout the length of the of the renal tubule by the process of _____


understand why women get urinary tract infections.

the urethral passageway is shorter.

what is the tube that conveys urine outside the body?


most hydrogen ions are secreted

throughout the entire renal tubule.

Hydrogen ions regulate

the pH of body fluids

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