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Anatomy of the Urinary System 1. The urinary system has ____ kidneys, _____ ureters, and _____ bladder.
2. Describe the shape, weight and location of the adult kidney.
3. The ____glands are located on top of each kidney.
4. Describe the three layers of protective tissue that surround the kidney.
5. A vertical cross section shows what three regions inside the kidney?
6. The _____ is a continuous outer region with several cortical columns.
7. The renal medulla is divided into sections called _____.
8. Describe the renal pelvis.
9. Label blood supply to and within the kidney. Make any notes/comments here.
10. Trace the flow of blood through the vessels of the kidney from renal artery into the glomerulus and back to the renal vein.
interlobar veins > renal vein 11. Input from the _______ adjusts the diameter of the renal arteries thereby regulating renal blood flow.
12. Urine is carried from the kidneys to the bladder by thin muscular tubes called ____.
13. ______are sphincters located where the ureters enter the bladder.
14. Describe the three layers of the ureter wall.
15. Describe the urinary bladder. Compare male and female locations.
16. Both ureters open into the bladder via the _____.
17. Describe the three layers of the bladder.

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