A&P II Urinary System flashcards _ Quizlet

What is able to inhibit adh alcoholit creates diluted

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Unformatted text preview: urine by reabsorption of H20. What is able to inhibit ADH? alcohol....it creates diluted urine instead, by decreasing H20 reabsorption by the collecting ducts. What is the function of the juxtaglomerular apparatus? Contains macula densa cells (baroreceptors) that read BP and releases Renin in the blood stream if BP is decreased. What hormones are released in response to increased blood vo l um e ? Atrial Natriuretic Peptides (ANP): located in the atria of the heart & are released in response to stretching of heart walls Function of Atrial Natruiuretic Peptides? 1.response to an increase in BP; 2.Triggers dilation of afferent arterioles and constriction of efferent arterioles 3.Increases Glomerular filtration rate! Describe the hormonal regulation of the glomerular filtration rate. 1.Renin-agiotensin system 2.Atrial Natriuretic Peptides Describe the autonomic regulation of the glomerular filtration rate. 1.Sympathetic activation-vasoconstriction of afferent arterioles (b/c blood is being directed to the brain, heart, skeleta...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2013 for the course HUB 205 taught by Professor Benjaminpage during the Winter '12 term at University of Cape Town.

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