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BIO 265Section 7.3: Study GuideSection 7.3 Objectives:Describe how clearance is relatedto kidney function.Explain how the kidneyconcentrates and dilutes urine.
Describe how clearance is related to kidney function.
What is Renal Clearance and how is Renal Clearance calculated?oWhat does the symbol Cx stand for?
How do doctors test kidney clearance?
Explain the only circumstances in which the clearance value is equalto the GFR and why that is.
What is Creatine and what is the average value of CreatineClearance?
Explain how comparing the clearance value of a substance to theaverage value for creatinine clearance indicates if a substance isbeing reabsorbed or secreted by the kidney.Page 1
BIO 265oBelow: reabsorbed by the bloodoAbove: secreted in urine

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Term
Fall
Professor
DannyRaymer
Tags
loop of Henle, Renal Clearance, Clearance

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