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Raksha Goswami

physiology week 14

pH control mechanisms 1. pH indicates degree of acidity or alkalinity of a solution 2. Acidosis describes arterial blood pH of less than 7.35 3. Alkalosis describes arterial blood pH greater than 7.45
Fibrous Capsule the external, tough membranous envelope surrounding some organs, such as the liver, lymph nodes, or kidneys
trigone of bladder a triangular area of the bladder between the opening of the ureters and urethral orifice.
prostate gland a gland in men that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and elaborates a secration that liquefies coagulated semen. It is a firm structure aout the size of the chestnut, composed of muscular and glanular tissue. The eajaculatory ducts pass obliq
nephron The basic functional unit of the kidney.
renal corpuscles Filtration is the first step in blood processing that occurs in the renal corpuscles.
ADH ADH reduces water loss in the blood.
adrenal cortex Aldosterone is secreted by the __________.
segmentalartery and vein the blood vessel divisions that connect te renal artery and vein to the lobar arteries and veins.
Renal pelvis a funner-shaped dilation that drains urine from the kidney into the ureter.
Afferent lymph vessels vessels that bring lymph ( i.e. a thin cloudy fluid containing lymphocytes) to a lymph node( i.e. a gland which fights infection and drains lymph). These vessels enter the node at various points on its periphery. The endothelial layer forms a plexus in th
Efferent lymph vessel vessels that begin in the lymph sinuses of the medulla of a lymph node ( i.e. small oval structures that filter lymph and fight infection)and which direct the lymph away from the node through its hilum.
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