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Regulation of blood volume, blood pressure, blood sugar, excretion of wastes, production of hormones
What are the functions of the kidneys?
substances (water and solutes) move out of the blood and into the renal tubule
Renal autoregulation, neural regulation, hormonal regulation
What are the three ways the glomerular filtration rate is regulated?
sympathetic innervation of the afferent and efferent arterioles causes constriction, decreasing GFR
more dilute because the collecting duct and DCT are impermeable to water
When ADH is absent, is urine more concentrated or more dilute?
Renal plasma clearance
_________is a value that describes the rate at which a given substance is removed from the blood. HELPS DETERMINE DRUG DOSAGES
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