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EZ-Anat Ch. 20

Barron's E-Z Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 20 review

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The kidneys regulate the volume of blood plasma and thereby contribute to the regulation of: blood pressure
In the body, the kidneys are found lateral to the: vertebral column
The adult kidney is about the size of a(n): fist
The long duct carrying urine away from the kidney is the: ureter
The two distinct regions of the kidney are the outer cortex and the inner: medulla
The triangular wedges of tissue composing the medulla of the kidney are referred to as: renal pyramids
Arterial blood entering the kidney flows through the: renal artery
The waste product urea, which is present in the urine, is a product of amino acid metabolism taking place in the: liver
Large amounts of ketone bodies in the urine are often a symptom of: diabetes mellitus
The pigments that give urine its color are derived from substances in the diet or from the pigment in red blood cells known as: hemoglobin
The process of expelling urine from the body is referred to as: micturition
Created by: alhobonoah