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Urinary System


Where are the Kidneys located? Retroperitoneal, BILATERAL to the INFERIOR Vena Cava
What structures hold the Kidneys in place? Renal Fascia, Peri-renal Fat
Why is attachment for the Kidneys important? Cushioning, Support, - important to maintain Blood Flow
What are the names of the Urine Collection Ducts of the Kidneys? Minor/Major Calyces, Renal Pelvis
What is a Ureter? single urinary EXIT Tubule
Where do the Ureters go? from Renal Pelvis --> Bladder
What are the gross features of the Kidney from the outside, in? 1. Renal Capsule; 2. Cortex; 3. Medulla; 4. Pyramids; 5. Urine Collection Ducts; 6. Renal Blood Vessels; 7. Ureter
Where in the Kidney is the Renal Capsule located? EXTERNAL most
What is the Cortex of the Kidney? the OUTER Layer
What is the function of the kidney medulla and where is it located? Fluid Filled Space - pathway for Urine - INNER Zone
What are the Pyramids of the Kidney? Triangular zones within the Medulla
Are the nerves of the Kidneys Motor or Sensory? mostly Motor
Where do the Sympathetic fibers go within the Kidneys? from T-10 --> 12 ----> Arterioles ----> Nephrons
What is the function of the Parasympathetic fibers within the Kidney? NONE KNOWN
What is the function of the Sympathetic fibers within the Kidney? cause Vasoconstriction --> REDUCE Blood to Kidneys --> REDUCE Urine output
Created by: kristel387