SQ Urinary - Study Questions for Urinary System 1. The...

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Study Questions for Urinary System 1. The urinary system is responsible for maintaining homeostasis for which body conditions? (15.1, 15.7k p 361) 2. Other than the urinary system, what other organs and systems perform excretion? (Sec15.1, Fig 15.1) 3. In addition to excretion, what other functions do kidneys perform? (Table 15.2) 4. What are the typical components of urine? (sed 15.1) 5, Name the organs of the urinary system and describe each of their major functions. (15.2) 6. Why are bladder infections more common in women than in men? (sec 15.8) 7. The basic unit of filtration in the kidney is a _____________. Draw this unit and label correct areas with these terms: collecting duct, glomerulus, Bowman’s capsule, efferent arteriole, afferent arteriole, proximal tubule, peritubular capillaries, vasa recta, distal tubule, loop of Henle, cortex, medulla. (Figs 15.4, 15.5) 8. The first stage in urine formation is ________________________________, which is a passive/active (circle correct term) process that depends upon high ____________
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SQ Urinary - Study Questions for Urinary System 1. The...

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