Bio47S09HO17 - Biology 47 An atomy Lecture 17 Urinary...

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1 Biology 47 - Anatomy Lecture 17 Urinary System : Urinary System : General Function : Regulate 1. Regulates concentrations of blood : 2. Regulates Blood : 3. Regulates Blood : 4. Eliminates Organic Waste : 5. Secretes hormones : Erythropoietin, renin, calcitriol (Vit D) Product of regulation: Excess : Excess : Excess : Mechanism for regulation : a. Blood : b. Filtrate : Macroscopic structures : Urinary system 1. Kidney : “Blood filtering structure Filters blood & produces : 2. Ureters : Muscular Tube Transports urine from kidney to : 3. Bladder : Muscular chamber Temporary : 4. Urethra : Muscular tub e Conducts : Male: Female: Kidney : Functional excretory organ Location : Situated on : Lateral to :
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2 Level of : Retroperitoneal : “ Behind the peritoneum Located between : Outside” the : Supportive structures : 1. Renal fascia : Fibrous connective tissue sheath Below : Supports and holds: Fibers interwoven with: 2. Adipose capsule : “ Perirenal fat Thick surrounding : Covered by : 3. Renal capsule “Fibrous Capsule” : Superficial Kidney Anatomy : General Shape : Convex laterally Concave medially
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course BI 200 taught by Professor Potter during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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Bio47S09HO17 - Biology 47 An atomy Lecture 17 Urinary...

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