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An increase in the permeability of collecting tubule cells to water is due to:
What is found in the rebal corpuscle? podocytes, the glomerulus, glomerular capsule
The part of the uriniferous tubule whose epithelial cells are most responsible for reabsorption and secretion is the: proximal tubule
How much of the fluid is filtered by the kidney actually becomes urine?
Vessels and nerves enter and leave the kidney through the: medial hilium
The most superficial layer of the kidney is the: cortex
The kidneys lie behind what cavity? abdominopelvic
The name of the inferior of the three openingsin the trigone of the bladder is the: internal urethral orifice
Based on what you know about the location of the kidneys in the posterior abdominal wall, the hilium of the kidney must be at the level of which vertebra?
Which vessels lie within the renal columns> interlobar arteries
The left renal vein is what in comparison to the right renal vein? it is longer
If you looked closely at the tip of a renal papilla with a hand lens, the hundreds of littleopenings you would see on its surface are what>
Urinary tract infections are more common in females than in males because: in females the urethra is shorter than in males
Large cells with complex "foot-like" processes that wrap around the glomerular capillaries. Podocytes
Voiding of urine; involves symoathetic, parasympathetic and somatic fibers. micturition
located between the proximal and distal convoluted tubules; u-shaped loop of henle
the urinary bladder is found in what region? hypogastric region
The tube leading from the kidney to the bladder ureter
the structural and functional unit of the kidney nephron
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