5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- hormonally controlled in distal tubule segments
- stabilizes the position of the kidneys by holding them in their normal position
- nephron, collecting duct, minor calyx, major calyx, ureter, urethra
- a Most electrolyte reabsorption by the renal tubules is ________.
- b The fatty tissue surrounding the kidneys is important because it ________.
- c Place the following in correct sequence from the formation of a drop of urine to its elimination from the body.
- d The proximal convoluted tubule is the portion of the nephron that attaches to the collecting duct.
- e Incontinence is the inability to control voluntary micturition.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Fetal kidneys do not have to work very hard because ________.
- The chief force pushing water and solutes out of the blood across the filtration membrane is ________.
- Select the correct statement about the ureters.
- Aldosterone is a hormone that causes the renal tubules to reclaim sodium ions from the filtrate.
- Which of the following acts as the trigger for the initiation of micturition (voiding)?
5 True/False questions
False → The trigone is so named because of the shape of the urinary bladder.
glomerular hydrostatic pressure → Site of filtrate formation.
by active mechanisms usually involves movement against an electrical and/or chemical gradient → The macula densa cells respond to ________.
inhibits the release of ADH → An increase in the permeability of the cells of the collecting tubule to water is due to a(n) ________.
Glomerulus. → Glomerular filtration is an ATP-driven process.