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5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. The ureters are capable of peristalsis like that of the gastrointestinal tract.
  2. False
  3. arcuate
  4. renal fascia
  1. a The ________ artery lies on the boundary between the cortex and medulla of the kidney.
  2. b The trigone is so named because of the shape of the urinary bladder.
  3. c The filtration membrane includes all except ________.
  4. d Select the correct statement about the ureters.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The factor favoring filtrate formation at the glomerulus is the ________.
  2. Urine is 95% water by volume.
  3. If 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.
  4. The mechanism of water reabsorption by the renal tubules is ________.
  5. Site of filtrate formation.

5 True/False questions

  1. contains fluid that becomes more concentrated as it moves down into the medullaThe descending limb of the loop of Henle ________.


  2. FalseThe proximal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that attaches to the collecting duct.


  3. TrueObligatory water reabsorption involves the movement of water along an osmotic gradient.


  4. by active mechanisms usually involves movement against an electrical and/or chemical gradientThe macula densa cells respond to ________.


  5. inhibits the release of ADHAlcohol acts as a diuretic because it ________.


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