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Function of Urinary System

Function of Urinary System - Term Definition Function of...

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Term: Function of Urinary System Definition: Remove metabolic waste from the blood Term: Renal Definition: Refers to the kidney Term: Location of kidney Definition: High on posterior abdominal wall Term: maintains blood homeostasis Definition: Blood pH, regulation of RBC formation, blood pressure, blood volume, blood composition Term: Regulation of RBC formation Definition: Hormone erythropoietin
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Term: Blood pressure Definition: Enzyme renin Term: Blood volume Definition: Hormone ADH Term: Nephron Definition: functinal unit of the kidney Term: Structure of nephron Definition: Composed of renal corpuscle and a renal tubule Term: Renal Corpuscle Definition: glomerulus within Bownmans capsule.
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Term: Glomerulus Definition: Specialized capillaries that serve as filtration unit Term: Renal Tubule Definition: Proximal convoluted tubule, descending loop of Henle, ascending
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