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Urinary System

Nephrons Micro-anatomy

What are the Tubular components of the Nephron? 1. Bowman's Capsule; 2.. Prox. Convoluted Tube; 3. Loop of Henle; 4. Dist. Convoluted Tube; 5. Collecting Ducts
What is the Vascular Pathway toward the Nephron? Renal Artery --> InterLOBAR A. -->Arcuate A. -->InterLOBULAR A. --> Afferent Arteriole --> Glomerulus (capillaries)
What is the Vascular Pathway away from the Nephron? Glomerulus --> Efferent Arteriole --> Peritubular Capillaries --> InterLOBULAR V. --> Arcuate V. --> InterLOBAR V.
What parts of the Nephron form the Renal Pyramids? 1. Loops of Henle; 2. Collecting Ducts; 3. Peritubular Capillaries
What substances are not filtered by the Kidneys? Blood, Protein
What is the destination of the ASCENDING Loop of Henle? from Medulla --> DISTAL Convoluted Tubule
What is the destination of the DESCENDING Loop of Henle? from PROXIMAL Convoluted Tubule --> Medulla
Which parts of the Nephron are within the Cortex? 1. Bowman's Capsule (Glomerulus); 2. PROX. & DIST. Convoluted Tubules; 3. Collecting Tubule
Created by: kristel387