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Urinary System

Erythropoientin controls red blood cells
Micturition urination, act of expelling urine from the bladder
Aldosterone reduces urine output, increases the reabsorption of sodium
Tubular Reabsorption second part of urine formation but the first process that changes the volume and composition of the filtrate
Spincters controls the flow of urine through the urethra
External Urethral Orifice opening to the outside
Urethra final passageway for the flow of urine
Trigone Triangular areas formed by three openings
Detruso Muscle contraction of this muscle expels urine from the bladder
Rugae allows the bladder to expand
Muscular Coat middle layer, smooth muscles, main function is peristalsis to propel the urine through the ureter
Ureter carries urine from renal pelvis to the urinary bladder
Renin regulation of blood pressure
Renal Tubule carries fluid away from glomerula capsule
Afferent Arteriole blood enters the glomerulus
Glomerulus filters blood, cluster of capillaries
Nephron blood is filtered and urine is formes consists of Renal Corpuscle and Renal Tubule
Created by: ShawnaGreen


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