5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- plasma protein
- a vasa recta
- secondary active transport
- a The proximal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that attaches to the collecting duct.
- b The fluid in the glomerular (Bowman's) capsule is similar to plasma except that it does not contain a significant amount of ________.
- c In the absence of hormones, the distal tubule and collecting ducts are relatively impermeable to water.
- d Which of the following is not associated with the renal corpuscle?
- e Reabsorption of high levels of glucose and amino acids in the filtrate is accomplished by ________.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Alcohol acts as a diuretic because it ________.
- Angiotensin II is a substance made by the body to lower blood pressure during stress.
- 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.
- Which of the following statements is a false or incorrect statement?
- Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate.
5 True/False questions
Collecting duct. → Site that drains the distal convoluted tubule.
False → The collecting duct is impermeable to water in the presence of ADH.
regulating the rate of filtrate formation and controlling systemic blood pressure → The kidneys are stimulated to produce renin ________.
podocyte cells → Which gland sits atop each kidney?
Proximal convoluted tubule. → Site at which most of the tubular reabsorption occurs.