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MT__Chapter_Seven - The Urinary System Chapter 7 Functions...

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The Urinary System Chapter 7
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Functions of the Urinary System To remove nitrogenous waste Maintain acid base balance Balance electrolytes Regulate blood pressure (Renin) Secrete vitamin D Calcium absorption Secrete erythropoietin Stimulates bone marrow to make rbcs Excretes many drugs
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Urea Soluble nitrogenous waste
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Urine Fluid and dissolved substances excreted by the kidneys
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Electrolytes Sodium Na+ Potassium K+ Chloride Cl- Bicarbonate HCO3-
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Erythropoietin
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Erythropoietin Erythro red Poietin Substance that forms
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Cortex, Medulla
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Cortex Outer Medulla Inner
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Trigone
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Micturition
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Micturition Voiding Urination
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Meatus Opening of the urethra
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Renal arteries
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Arterioles, Capillaries
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Arteriole Arteri Artery Ole Small
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Renin Raises blood pressure
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Glomerulus
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Bowman’s Capsule
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Nitrogenous waste Urea Creatinine Uric acid These filter out into the urine
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Red blood cells and proteins stay in the blood
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