Respiratory GI urinary reproductive

Respiratory GI urinary reproductive - Respiratory GI...

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Respiratory GI urinary reproductive Urinary genitourinary system Similar to a water filtration system main function Filter and remove waster products from blood Hardest working sys Metabolic processes produce waste Waste is removed through system of blood vessels and tubules Filtration takes place in nephrons which make up each kidney Urine drains glomerus kidney located behind the perineum (retroperitoneal) held in place by renal fascia protected by layer of at concave area on edge of center called hilum (where renal artery enter, renal vein leaves) ureters leaves kidney at hilum function filterremove waste responsib for homeostasis regulate lvl of electrolytes NaKClbicarbonate filtration (renal corpuscles), reabsorption and secretion formation of urine in bowman capsule (filtration of fluid, equivalent to protein free plasma), promial convoluted tubule (reabsorb NA and CL nutrients and water, secrete urea, creatinine, waste, hormonal regulation (aldosterone, antidirutic hormone), urine collection (collecting ducts) urinary bladder (250 ml) involuntary muscles contraction (Causes bladder to contract, internalsphincter relaxes)
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course HED 3313 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '09 term at Baylor.

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