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urinary system

Name the two long tubes that empty urine into the bladder ureters
What are the urine-making organs? Kidneys
Through what tube does urine leave the bladder? Urethra
Where is the external urinary sphincter located and what type of muscle is it? Why is this information important? The external urinary sphincter is located outside of the bladder below the internal sphincter. The external sphincter is composed of skeletal muscle (voluntary). The internal sphincter is smooth muscle (involuntary).
What is the detrusor muscle and where do you find it? The detrusor muscle is the scientific name for the bladder muscle layer.
What is the name of the tubes that receive urine from the renal pelvis? Ureters
Oliguria scant urine
Nephrolithiasis renal calculi
Hematria blood in the urine
Polyuria- over production of urine
Uria- urine
Cyst/o bladder
Cystoscopy- visual exam of the bladder
What is the functional unit of the kidney Nephron unit
Water and dissolved substances move from the glomerulus into Bowman’s capsule by the process of filtration
The urethra drains urine from the Bladder
Where in the system is urine stored Bladder
What are the functions of the kidney Excrete nitrogen waste, (Urea, uric acid, ammonia, creatinine), Regulate blood volume, Regulates electrolytes, Regulates pH, Regulates blood pressure, Regulates RBC production
What region of the kidney responsible for filtering the waste? Renal Cortex
What is voiding/micturition process of expelling urine from the bladder
What is the function of the nephron unit urine making unit
How is the urinary tract different from the urinary system Urinary tract consists of the ureters, bladder and urethra. The urinary system consists of the kidneys (and the function of the kidneys), ureters, bladder and urethra. The kidney is the difference in the names
List the organs in the urinary tract. Urethra, bladder and ureter
List the organs in the urinary system. The urinary system consists of the kidneys (and the function of the kidneys), ureters, bladder and urethra.
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