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Urinary System: Anatomy Review

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: Urinary System: Anatomy Review

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1
1 After urine is produced in the kidney, it leaves the kidney via the:
 
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Question 2
2 The structural and functional unit of the kidney is the __________.
 
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Question 3
3 Which vessel delivers blood directly to the glomerular capillaries?
 
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Question 4
4 Fluid (filtrate) that has moved through the proximal tubule then moves into what part of the nephron?
 
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Question 5
5 The descending limb of the loop of Henle is highly permeable to __________, but not to __________.
 
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Question 6
6 In the juxtaglomerular apparatus, what cells monitor and respond to changes in the osmolarity (or electrolyte concentration) of the filtrate in the tubules?
 
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Question 7
7 The proximal tubule cells are highly permeable to __________.
 
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Question 8
8 The late distal tubule and cortical collecting duct contain two functional types of cells. Which cells change their permeability in response to hormones?
 
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Question 9
9 The thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle is highly permeable to ____________, but not to ____________.
 
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Question 10
10 The renal corpuscle consists of two parts, the glomerular capillaries and __________.
 
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