Lecture 20 Urinary System 2010

Lecture 20 Urinary System 2010 - The Urinary (Renal) System...

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Unformatted text preview: The Urinary (Renal) System The Urinary (Renal) System Kidneys Ureters Bladder Urethra Functions of the Kidneys Ma inta in wa te r b a la nc e b y re m o ving e xc e s s fluid fro m the b o dy, o r c o ns e rving wa te r. Re m o ve wa s te pro duc ts b y filte ring the b lo o d (e .g .: ure a a nd c re a tinine ) Ma inta in no rm a l b lo o d c he m is try (pH, io nic b a la nc e e tc .) Pro duc e ho rm o ne s (e .g .: re nin he lps re g ula te the b lo o d pre s s ure a nd e rythro po e tin s tim ula te s re d b lo o d c e ll pro duc tio n) Anatomy of the Kidney pa ire d, be a n-s ha pe d re ddis h-b ro wn o rg a n *Ho rs e , do g , c a t, pig : s m o o th *O x, b irds : lo b ula te d retroperitoneal , lo c a te d o uts ide the pe rito ne a l c a vity (jus t ve ntra l to the firs t fe w lum b a r ve rte b ra e ) rig ht kidne y is s lig htly m o re c ra nia l tha n the le ft Ventral views RENAL C O RTEX ~ the o ute r pa rt o f the kidne y, c o nta ins the re na l c o rpus c le s a nd the pro xim a l/dis ta l c o nvo lute d tub ule s RENAL MEDULLA ~ the tis s ue s urro unding the re na l pe lvis , c o nta ins the...
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2011 for the course ANSC ANSC211 taught by Professor Black during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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Lecture 20 Urinary System 2010 - The Urinary (Renal) System...

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