Urinary System May 28th, 2008 Preparation for ClassReadings and Information •Chapter 25: The Urinary System(pp. 708-725) in Human Anatomy, Saladin •APR – Urinary System •Dissection: all •Animation: urinary system overview, kidney gross anatomy, kidney microscopic anatomy, urine formation and micturition reflex •Histology: none •Radiology: all Something to think about BEFORE class 1.Why are urinary tract infections more common in women than men? Lecture & Reading Objectives - by the end of class, can you…. •Name and locate the organs of the urinary system – kidneys, ureters, bladder & urethra (pg 708-709, Fig 25.1 & 2). •List the main functions of the kidneys (pg 708-9). •Describe the location and structure of the kidneys. Be sure to understand the relationship of the kidneys to neighboring organs (Fig 25.1 & 2). •Describe the gross anatomy of a kidney: hilum, renal cortex, renal medulla, renal column, renal pyramid, capsule, major & minor calyx, renal papilla, renal pelvis, ureter, renal fascia, adipose capsule and renal sinus (pg 709-10, Fig 25.2 & 3).
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