Anatomy & Physiology II Urinary System Part I Practice Questions

Anatomy & Physiology II Urinary System Part I Practice Questions

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Urinary System Part I 1. Which body system is considered as the main excretory system?  Urinary System 2. The urinary system includes kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and  urethra. 3. Among several functions of the urinary system, the one responsible for stimulating  the production of RBC’s is called:  Erythropsietic.  4. Retroperitoneal, lateral to the vertebral column, against the posterior wall of the  abdominopelvic cavity, at about the level of last thoracic and third lumbar vertebrae,  describes the anatomical location of the  kidneys. 5. The right kidney is slightly  lower  than the left kidney.  6. A medial indentation, where renal artery, renal plexus enter, renal vein and pelvis  exit is called:  hilus.  7. An outer region of the kidney is called  renal cortex.  8. A kidney deficient in renal fascia and adipose capsule is known as:  nephrotosis.  9. An outer layer of connective tissue that surrounds the kidney is called:  renal fascia.  10. The cone-shaped masses of nephron found the renal cortex and medulla are  called:  renal pyramids.  11. The structural and functional unit of the kidney is called:  nephron.  12. A space between renal pyramids and calyces is known as:  renal sinuses. 
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13. The small funnel-shaped structures located below the renal papillae are known  as:  minor calyces.  14. The tip (or apex) of the renal pyramid is called  renal papillae.  15. In an inflow of blood from renal artery, it starts with the segmental artery followed  by the interlobar, arcuate, interlobular branches and terminate in the 
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