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5 Matching questions

  1. False
  2. plasma protein
  3. a vasa recta
  4. True
  5. secondary active transport
  1. a The proximal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that attaches to the collecting duct.
  2. b The fluid in the glomerular (Bowman's) capsule is similar to plasma except that it does not contain a significant amount of ________.
  3. c In the absence of hormones, the distal tubule and collecting ducts are relatively impermeable to water.
  4. d Which of the following is not associated with the renal corpuscle?
  5. e Reabsorption of high levels of glucose and amino acids in the filtrate is accomplished by ________.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Alcohol acts as a diuretic because it ________.
  2. Angiotensin II is a substance made by the body to lower blood pressure during stress.
  3. Water reabsorption through the proximal convoluted tubule is termed obligatory water reabsorption, whereas water reabsorption through the distal convoluted tubule is termed facultative water reabsorption.
  4. Which of the following statements is a false or incorrect statement?
  5. Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate.

5 True/False questions

  1. Collecting duct.Site that drains the distal convoluted tubule.


  2. FalseThe collecting duct is impermeable to water in the presence of ADH.


  3. regulating the rate of filtrate formation and controlling systemic blood pressureThe kidneys are stimulated to produce renin ________.


  4. podocyte cellsWhich gland sits atop each kidney?


  5. Proximal convoluted tubule.Site at which most of the tubular reabsorption occurs.