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Urinary system

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ureter
transports urine toward the urinary bladder
Fibrous capsule surrounds what?
Kidneys
urine produced by what beginning with N?
nephrons
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