Chapter 18 - Kidney Chapter 18 1 The urinary system a maintains plasma ion balance b regulates the volume of the extracellular fluid c contributes

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Kidney Chapter 18 1. The urinary system __________. a. maintains plasma ion balance b. regulates the volume of the extracellular fluid c. contributes to homeostatic regulation of pH d. eliminates organic waste products and foreign substances e. all of the above 2. Functions of the kidneys include all but one of the following. Identify the exception. a. regulation of extracellular fluid volume b. maintenance of ion balance in body fluids c. regulation of blood protein levels d. regulation of blood osmolarity e. homeostatic regulation of blood pH 3. Ions directly regulated by the kidney include all EXCEPT which of the following? a. Na + b. K + c. Ca 2+ d. HCO 3 - e. OH - 4. Wastes discarded by the kidneys include __________. a. nitrogenous compounds, such as urea and uric acid b. foreign substances c. artificial sweeteners and preservatives d. A and B e. A, B and C 5. Urine is produced by the __________. a. liver b. urinary bladder c. kidney d. ureter e. urethra 6. Urine is carried to the urinary bladder by __________. a. blood vessels b. lymphatics c. the ureters d. the urethra e. all of the above
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Page 2 7. Each of the following organs is part of the urinary system except one. Identify the exception. a. kidney b. urinary bladder c. liver d. ureter e. urethra 8. The innermost layer of kidney tissue is the __________. a.
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Watson during the Summer '10 term at Richland Community College.

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Chapter 18 - Kidney Chapter 18 1 The urinary system a maintains plasma ion balance b regulates the volume of the extracellular fluid c contributes

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