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Lab_40_HWanswers - Exercise 40 Homework Anatomy of the...

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Exercise 40 Homework Anatomy of the Urinary System 1) What are the functions of the kidneys? a) Filtration, Absorption, Secretion 2) Explain tubular secretion and why it is important. a) Tubular secretion is by moving substances from the tubule cells or from the peritubular capillary blood into the tubule filtrate. b) important for adjusting pH and eliminating substances not already in the filtrate 3) Define ptosis a) Dropping of the kidney to a more inferior position in the abdominal cavity. 4) What is the function of the fat that surrounds the kidney a) Anchoring the kidneys to the dorsal body wall. 5) Define micturition a) Voiding or emptying the bladder is called 6) Define incontinence a) An inability to control bladder sphincter. 7) what causes incontinence a) bladder infection, spinal cord injury, pregnancy, increase abdominal pressure 8) Why incontinence is normal in the child under 1½ to 2 years old? a) did not achieve full control over the voluntary sphincter 9) name the parts of a nephron a)
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