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Unformatted text preview: Urinary System Review KEY Page 1 of 3 Mammalian Urinary System 1 4 5 6 7 2
8 3 ID: Function: 1.___Kidney_____________ regulates body water, regulates pH balance,
filters plasma 2.___ureters_____________ transports urine from kidney to urinary bladder 3.___urinary bladder_______ stores urine__________________________ 4.___renal medulla_________ inner part of kidney, composed of renal
pyramids and renal columns 5.___renal pelvis___________ initially receives urine_____________ 6.___renal pyramid__________ where the loop of Henle and collecting ducts
are located. Convert the filtrate from the
glomerular capsule into urine Urinary System Review KEY Page 2 of 3 7.___renal column___________ Located between the renal pyramids.
Extensions of renal cortex that support the
cortex of the kidney 8.___renal cortex___________ Outer part of kidney. Glomerular capsule
proximal and distal convoluted tubules found
here. B A
What animal are these kidneys from?
What is unique about the horse kidney? Urinary System Review KEY Page 3 of 3 Avian Urinary System
cloaca What is the function of the cloaca? What are the differences between mammalian and avian urinary systems? General Questions
What is the functional unit of the kidney and what does it consist of? What is the primary nitrogen source in mammalian vs avian urine? What sits on the superior pole of each kidney and what do they consist of? What hormones affect Na+ and water in the kidney (list what each one does and where it is
secreted/excreted by) ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course ANS 214L taught by Professor Huiatt during the Fall '11 term at Iowa State.
- Fall '11