Renal1 - Urinary System 1. Kidneys 2. Ureters 3. Urinary...

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1. Kidneys 2. Ureters 3. Urinary bladder 4. Urethra Urinary System
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Functions of the Urinary System Primary functions: Filter blood plasma, Regulating blood volume and pressure, Regulate blood osmolarity. • Secondary functions: – Produce renin, – Produce EPO, – Regulate pH, – Metabolism of vitamin D.
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Secrete: - Aldosterone - Cortisol - Epinephrine - Norepinephrine - Other hormones
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Formed in the ___________ Travels thru the ___________ in the ___________ Drips out of the ___________ into the ___________ Flows thru the ___________ Flows thru the ___________ Flows thru the ___________ Flows thru and is stored in the ___________ Flows thru the ___________
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Abdominal aorta Renal artery Segmental artery Interlobar artery Arcuate artery Cortical radiate artery
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Afferent arteriole Glomerulus Arcuate artery Cortical radiate artery Efferent arteriole Peritubular Capillaries or Vasa Recta Arcuate vein Cortical radiate vein
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Inferior vena cava Renal Vein Interlobar vein Arcuate vein Cortical radiate vein
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How the kidneys regulate blood volume and chemistry – The basic mechanism Part 1 Glomerulus Afferent arteriole Efferent arteriole Renal Tubule
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How the kidneys regulate blood volume and chemistry – The basic mechanism Part 2 Efferent arteriole Peritubular Capillaries Renal Tubule Cortical Radiate vein Collecting Duct
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course LS 101 taught by Professor Abdul during the Spring '11 term at Montgomery College.

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Renal1 - Urinary System 1. Kidneys 2. Ureters 3. Urinary...

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