Kidneys Study Guide - Kidneys Study Guide[1 1 2 List five...

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Kidneys Study Guide [1] 1. List five body processes in which the kidneys play an important role. 2. Draw and label the urinary system. 3. Draw and label the anatomy of the kidney, including the following terms: nephron, cortex, medulla, renal pyramid, renal papilla, renal artery, renal vein. 4. Draw and label the nephron, including the following terms: afferent arteriole, efferent arteriole, peritubular capillaries, vasa recta, renal corpuscle, glomerulus, Bowman’s capsule, proximal tubule, distal tubule, loop of Henle, collecting duct. What are the two types of nephron and how are they different? 5. Describe the path of blood and filtrate through the nephron. What are the processes of the nephron? 6. How does fluid get from the blood to the lumen of the nephron? Be sure to include in your description: podocytes, glomerular membrane, glomerulus, and Bowman’s capsule. 7. What is glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and what is a normal value for it (include its units)?
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