URINARY SYSTEM STUDY GUIDE

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URINARY SYSTEM STUDY GUIDE 1. Functions: a. Form, collect, and store urine b. Filter plasma c. Resorb water and useful constituents d. Remove metabolic wastes from blood e. Remove foreign chemicals from blood f. Regulate H2O balance g. Regulate blood volume h. Regulate blood pressure i. Regulate electrolyte balance j. Regulate acid base balance k. Gluconeogenesis l. Enzyme secretion-renin m. Hormone secretion-erythropoietin, calcitriol 2. Mammalian components a. 2 kidneys, 2 ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra 3. Avian components a. 2 kidneys, 2 ureters, cloaca 4. Similarities between two: kidneys and ureters 5. Differences between two: bladder, urethra, and cloaca 6. Typical shape: bean like a. Variances i. Cow and bird-globulated ii. Horse-heart shaped 7. Kidney location: each side of the backbone just below the last rib a. Outside the abdominal peritoneum 8. Internal parts of a kidney a. Renal cortex b. Renal medulla c. Renal pyramid d. Renal column e. Renal pelvis 9. Kidney Vasculature
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ANSCI 214 taught by Professor Brant during the Fall '07 term at Iowa State.

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