Urinary System lab - Urinary System Organs Kidneys Ureters...

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Urinary System Organs Kidneys Ureters Bladder Urethra Renal Structures Renal/fibrous capsule Hilum Cortex Medulla Renal pyramid o Papilla o Base Renal Pelvis Renal Column Calyx o Major o Minor Ureter Renal vein/artery Nephron Afferent arteriole (thick) Efferent arteriole (thin) Glomerulus Glomerular capsule o “Browman’s capsule” Convoluted tubules o Proximal (PCT) o Distal (DCT) Loop of Henle o Descending limb o Ascending limb Collecting duct Nephron Types Cortical Juxtamendullary Renal Blood Flow - *picture on phone- shows flow
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Nutrition Proteins= chains of amino acids Essential amino acids- Amino acids that can’t be synthesized, must come from diet Nonessential amino acids- Amino acids that can be synthesized internally Complete proteins- contains all essential amino acids Vitamins Water soluble vitamins (C, B) o Absorbed with water in small intestine; not stored Fat-soluble vitamins (A,D,E,K) o
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  • Spring '17
  • Nephron, metabolic rate, renal pelvis, essential amino acids

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