Unformatted text preview: 3. ADH travels in the blood to the kidneys, where it stimulates nephrons to reabsorb more water. This increased reabsorption moves water from kidney filtrate into the blood. The result is a decrease in solute concentration in the blood to the normal range. 4. During dialysis the patient’s blood is pumped through tubes that function like nephrons. Urea and excess salts diffuse out of the blood across a membrane. Glucose and other required substances that diffuse out of the blood may also be restored....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell.
- Spring '09