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the triangular region of the bladder which is delineated by three openings (two ureteral and one urethral orifice)
medial to the hylus, a fairly flat basinlike cavity that is continuous with the ureter, which exits from the hilus region
approaching the renal pelvis, these fuse to form larger papillary ducts -- empty the final urinary product into the calyces and pelvis of the kidney
peritubular capillary bed
capillary bed that arises from the efferent arteriole draining the glomerulus
juxtaglomerular apparatus (JGA)
region of each nephron which is important in forming concentrated urine
a largely passive process where a portion of the blood passes from the glomerular bed into the glomerular capsule
occurs when the filtrate components move through the tubule cells and return to the blood in the peritubular capillaries
external urethral sphincter
skeletal muscle that is voluntarily controlled in the process of urination
internal urethral sphincter
a smooth muscle that is an involuntary sphincter in the process of urination
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