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transports urine toward the urinary bladder

Fibrous capsule surrounds what?


urine produced by what beginning with N?


Where does urine collect from calyces?

renal pelvis

Where does filtration occur?

renal corpsule

After filtration urine flows into what?

renal tubule

After urine passes renal tubule which 3 other places does it pass before it exits to collecting duct?

proximal convoluted tubule, loop of henle, distal convoluted tubule

What do the kidneys remove?

waste products from the blood

What 4 things do the kidneys assist the regulation of?

blood volume, blood pressure, ion levels, blood pH

What are the 3 nephron functions?

filtration, reabsorption, secretion

Glomerular filtration rate depends on what?

blood pressure

Aldosterone increases what?

potassium loss and sodium reabsorption

What 5 things make up urine?

water, urea, uric acid, creatinine, urobilinogen

what does peristalsis do?

pushes urine toward bladder

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