Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

PN 110 urinary

PN 110 urinary syste

QuestionAnswer
functional unit of the kidney nephron
this part of the nephron dips into the renal medulla loop of Henle
this organ filters blood and helps remove waste kidney
the tube between the kidney and the bladder ureter
this provides a storage tank for the urine urinary bladder
these folds in the bladder stretch out as the bladder fills rugae
this posterior pituitary hormone causes water to be reabsorbed in the kidney antidiuretic hormone
a condition caused by the lack of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) diabetes insipidus DI causes the urine to be very dilute
this tube inside the kidney reabsorbs water and concentrates the filtrate collecting duct
a mass of twisting capillaries in the Bowman's capsule glomerulus
this convoluted tubule comes before the loop of Henle proximal convoluted tubule
protein in the urine proteinuria
tube from the bladder to the outside urethra
the inability to control urine urinary incontinence
a drug or substance that increases urine volume diuretic
low urine output oliguria
a build up of urea and other waste products in the blood because of poor kidney function uremia "urine in the blood"
double layer of epithelial cells that wrap around the glomerulus Bowman's capsule (glomerular capsule)
the amount of fluid filtered by both kidneys is known as Glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
a process that artificially filters blood as a kidney would dialysis
The adrenal gland hormone that causes the body to retain sodium (and thus water) This causes an increase in blood pressure. aldosterone
opening at the end of urethra meatus
outer region of the kidney renal cortex
inner region of the kidney renal medulla
location of kidneys retroperitoneal (behind the peritoneum) Kidneys are in the back, tucked under the bottom ribs.
the heart releases this hormone when blood pressure is elevated it causes the kidney to release sodium (and water) Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
Created by: ballantynec
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards