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5 Matching questions

  1. True
  2. False
  3. hormonally controlled in distal tubule segments
  4. stabilizes the position of the kidneys by holding them in their normal position
  5. nephron, collecting duct, minor calyx, major calyx, ureter, urethra
  1. a Most electrolyte reabsorption by the renal tubules is ________.
  2. b The fatty tissue surrounding the kidneys is important because it ________.
  3. c Place the following in correct sequence from the formation of a drop of urine to its elimination from the body.
  4. d The proximal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that attaches to the collecting duct.
  5. e Incontinence is the inability to control voluntary micturition.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Fetal kidneys do not have to work very hard because ________.
  2. The chief force pushing water and solutes out of the blood across the filtration membrane is ________.
  3. Select the correct statement about the ureters.
  4. Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate.
  5. Which of the following acts as the trigger for the initiation of micturition (voiding)?

5 True/False questions

  1. FalseThe trigone is so named because of the shape of the urinary bladder.


  2. glomerular hydrostatic pressureSite of filtrate formation.


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


  4. inhibits the release of ADHAn increase in the permeability of the cells of the collecting tubule to water is due to a(n) ________.


  5. Glomerulus.Glomerular filtration is an ATP-driven process.