A&P II Urinary System flashcards _ Quizlet

A&P II Urinary System flashcards Quizlet

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Unformatted text preview: o s e d o f: 1.finistrated capillary endothelium (allows all plasma except RBC through) 2.filtration slits (keep lg proteins from moving through foot processes) Explain filtration pressures in forming the filtrate. 1.Glomerular (blood) hydrostatic pressure (pressure of water pushing into glomerulus) 2.Blood colloid osmotic pressure (from suspended RBC & proteins that don't move out) (pushing water back to other direction) 3.Capsular hydrostatic pressure in capsule (due to filtrate building up in Bowman's Capsule) A GROUP EFFORT of 10 mm Hg pressure to NOT PUSH OUT RBC & Lg. PROTEINS What is the amount of glomerular filtrate produced each minute? 125 ml/min of filtrate. Needs to be above 60 ml/min of filtrate on blood-work What is the primary function of the proximal convoluted tubule? Main function is reabsorption. 65% of filtrate r e a bs o r be d h e r e ! What is substances move across the proximal convoluted tubule? 1.ions & nutrients: sodium, glucose, amino a c i ds 2. water and many ions (Cl - and K+) (osmosis pulls the water out here, due to solutes in the peritubuler capillaries) Describe the structure of...
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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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