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Anything that will affect reabsorption and secretion in the kidney will affect urine _______.
________ is made by the hypothalamus and secreted from the posterior pituitary when blood pressure decreases or blood ionic concentration increases.
Antidurectic hormone; ADH
Which steroid is secreted by the adrenal cortex to increase reabsorption of sodium ions?
Nephropathy is a term for kidney disease especially when there is damage to the nephron's ______ apparatus.
Bowman's capsule, the renal membrane that surrounds the glomerulus, is called the ______ .
Which of the following is considered the first segment of the renal tubules ?
Proximal convoluted tubule
Which of the following statements is untrue of the kidneys?
The right kidney is slightly higher than the left kidney
Which of the following is not a function of the urinary system ?
All of the above are functions of the urinary system.
Even though this structure is part of the circulatory system, it is included in the discussion of the urinary system.
Substances that are reabsorbed or secreted in the ascending loop include ___________.
The answer is D. All of the above
Painful urination, urinary frequency, nighttime urination, and foul smelling, cloudy urine are symptoms of ________.
Urinary tract infection
What are the three processes necessary for the formation of urine ?
Filtration, reabsorption, and secretion
The glomerulus is protected from minor changes in blood pressure by a mechanism called _______
Which of the following is not a function of the urinary system?
a. Maintaining the proper electrolyte balance in the blood
b. Maintaining the proper pH level of the blood
c. Removing waste products from the blood
the answer is D. All of the above are functions of the urinary system
The process by which most of the material in the nephron moves back into the blood is called ______
The first section of the nephron loop glomerular filtrate encounters is the ___________.
Even though this structure is part of the circulary system, it is included in the discussion of the urinary system.
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