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Patho Exam #2: Renal Disorders
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The _____________ is located close to the left kidney.
The ______________ lie on top of both the left and right kidney.
cortex and medulla
The two components of the adrenal gland are the:
The ______________ is responsible for secretion of thyroid hormones
The ________________ is responsible for release of norepinephrine and epinephrine
Ultrafiltration and erythropoietin production occurs in the ________________.
The _____________ is the main cavity of the kidney and contains the renal pelvis, calyces and major renal vessels.
The _______________ are chambers of the kidney through which urine passes.
_____________ calyces surround the apex of the renal pyramids.
Two or three minor calyces converge to form a ____________ calyx.
Urine passes through the ________________ before continuing through the renal pelvis into the ureter.
The __________________ is the point where two/three major calyces join together. It functions as a funnel for urine flowing to the ureter.
- renal vein
- renal artery
- renal pelvis
The hilum is a tight hole that allows passage of the:
The main function of the __________________ is to protect the structure of the kidney.
- regulates composition/volume of extracellular fluid
- removes toxic waste from blood
The main functions of the kidney include:
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